Tag: Dilma Rousseff

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s right-wing presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, was stabbed on Thursday afternoon, while attending a campaign rally in the town of Juiz de Fora, in the state of Minas Gerais....
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, May 17th, Brazilian documentary "O Processo" (The Trial, 2018) made its big-screen debut in Rio de Janeiro. Directed by Maria Augusta Ramos, the documentary narrates the controversial downfall...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent Thursday night at the Metalworkers Union building in São Bernardo do Campo (São Paulo) along with close allies and hundreds of supporters,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – One of former President Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva’s most powerful cabinet members, Antonio Palocci, told Judge Sergio Moro yesterday (September 6th) shocking news implicating Lula and former President Rousseff...
By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The political landscape in Brazil avoided another upheaval yesterday (Friday, June 9th) when the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) voted against the annulment of the Dilma-Temer presidential campaign ticket, which won...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Odebrecht executive, Fernando Migliaccio, told Lava Jato (Carwash) investigators during his plea bargaining testimony yesterday (May 16th) that the company used 30 to 40 foreign accounts for the payment...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Mega construction company, Odebrecht, gave more than R$37 million in irregular donations for the 2014 Presidential campaign, according to former company executives who agreed to plea bargaining agreements in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Trying to downplay the effect that corruption charges against dozens of lawmakers and cabinet members may have on his administration, Brazil’s President Michel Temer seems to have opened up another...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Government officials in Peru have ordered the seizing of more than R$190 million in assets from construction conglomerate Odebrecht and seven other Brazilian companies operating in the country, according to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former first lady Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva was cremated on Saturday after doctors declared her dead on February 3rd since she no longer showed brain activity. Ex-president Lula’s wife...
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