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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Superior Court (STJ) unanimously followed the vote of Judge Benedito Gonçalves, rapporteur of the petition requesting the removal of Rio de Janeiro governor Wilson Witzel (PSC), and voted for the maintenance of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since the Lava Jato (Car Wash) task force was set up in Rio de Janeiro, seventeen months ago, the Federal Prosecutor’s Office (MPF) has filed twenty-five criminal lawsuits against...
By Ségolène Poirier, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Prosecutors from the Federal Public Ministry (MPF) in Campos called for a new law suit of R$20 billion from Chevron and the drilling company Transocean for an oil leak which...
By Stephen Eisenhammer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Chevron has said they “will vigorously defend the company and its employees” against criminal charges filed by Brazilian prosecutors for an oil leak last November, dubbing the charges “outrageous and...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following the new oil leak reported by Chevron on Wednesday, March 15th, the company announced it would temporarily stop all production in Brazil. Now federal prosecutor Eduardo de Oliveira...
By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The American oil company Chevron was fined another R$10 million on December 23rd by the IBAMA (Brazilian Institute of Environment and Natural Resources). Then just a week later they...

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