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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The president of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, Eduardo Cunha, and former President, now Senator, Fernando Collor de Mello were accused of corruption and money laundering on Thursday, August 20th by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Four companies being investigated for bribes in the Operação Lava Jato (Operation Carwash) have announced they are withdrawing from the consortium for the construction of nuclear plant Angra 3, scheduled...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Lava Jato (Carwash) corruption scandal in Brazil involving oil giant Petrobras and some of the country's largest construction companies is said to impact Brazil's GDP by R$142.6 billion...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Chief of Staff José Dirceu was arrested during the early morning hours on Monday, August 3rd, by Brazil’s Federal Police as part of the agency’s on-going investigation into the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The sixteenth phase of the Lava Jato (Car wash) investigation has started this morning with a focus on electricity companies, especially Eletronuclear, a subsidy of Eletrobras. Eletronuclear's President Othon...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Both ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and current Speaker of the House of Representatives Eduardo Cunha are being investigated in two different inquiries of the Lava Jato (Carwash)...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff spoke out on Tuesday about recent rumors of a possible impeachment. In an interview to daily Folha de S. Paulo, Rousseff said the there was no...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Federal Police in Brazil arrested former Petrobras director for the International Area as part of its on-going Lava Jato (Carwash Operation) operation yesterday (July 3rd). Officials say Jorge Zelada...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Federal Police in Brazil issued warrant arrests for twelve suspects in the 14th phase of the mega bribery and corruption scheme known as Operação Lava Jato (Carwash Operation). Among...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The impacts of the billion-dollar corruption scheme involving Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras and disclosed by the country’s Federal Police in 2014 have reached to the country’s ship building industry. According...
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