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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peruvians will turn skeptically to a close presidential election disappointed by a recurring governance crisis, corruption cases against its last six heads of state, and the collapse of the economy due to the pandemic. The...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -(AFP) Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori has said that she would pardon her jailed father, former president Alberto Fujimori, if she wins April's general election. The 82-year-old Fujimori is serving a 25-year sentence for crimes against...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht announced on Friday, December 18th, it has changed its name to Novonor, attempting to turn over a new leaf following years of high-profile and damaging corruption scandals all over Latin...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico’s attorney general sought an arrest warrant for former Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray in a case involving scandal-plagued Brazil construction firm Odebrecht, but was blocked by a judge, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia committed suicide on Wednesday morning minutes after being handed a temporary warrant for his arrest. Garcia was linked to Brazil's Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Crimefighters in Switzerland and Brazil pledged to intensify cooperation to resolve the sprawling corruption case linked to Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras in which around US$ 701 million (700 million...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian Judge Gabriela Hardt convicted former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday to 12 years and 11 months in prison for renovation work carried out at the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A former Odebrecht executive stated on Wednesday that the construction conglomerate donated R$23 million to a slush fund to be used in the 2014 gubernatorial campaign of Rio de...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A legal cooperation agreement signed between Brazil and Argentina allows the courts of the neighboring country to use information from plea agreements signed by Odebrecht executives in the widespread...

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