Tag: Mensalão Scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The week at the Planalto Palace began with a hangover after deputy Luis Miranda's (DEM-DF) testimony before the Covid CPI (investigative committee), and closed with the opening of two criminal inquiries - one to...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Henrique Pizzolato, the former marketing director of Banco do Brasil, was arrested by Italian authorities in the city of Maranello yesterday. Pizzolato was condemned to twelve years and seven...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Nearly half of the 25 high-ranking politicians and businessmen convicted in Brazil's landmark mensalão trial started turning themselves in to police last Friday and serving their prison sentences. This...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Celso de Mello voted yesterday to approve the motion to reconsider the court's decision in the mensalão corruption scandal. The Justice's vote brought...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Attorney General in Brazil petitioned the Federal Supreme Court (STF) not to issue new verdicts for the former high-ranking government officials and party leaders convicted in the...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Elections will be held in October 2014 throughout Brazil, with contenders for federal Congress, Senate and President. Although that seems like quite a distance away, it is more than clear that...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A week after the arrest of the president's ex-chief of staff of the Presidency in São Paulo, Rosemary Noronha claims she is innocent amid accusations of influence peddling and corruption....
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – You know the saying that people will not take you seriously unless you take yourself seriously first? The same goes for respect, and this seems to be a major problem in...

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