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Opinion, by Michael RoysterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon majored in Politics at his university, and had many heated political debates with his two roommates. One of them, after reading the Curmudgeon’s latest column, asked a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Three days after Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) decided against annulling the 2014 Rousseff-Temer presidential ticket, President Michel Temer (of the PMDB party) saw his biggest ally, the PSDB party...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The list of politicians to be investigated for corruption, released on Tuesday by Supreme Court Justice Luiz Edson Fachin, reaches almost every political party in Brazil, but especially the country’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As Brazilians were trying to digest Tuesday’s list of politicians to be investigated for corruption in the Lava Jato (Carwash) scandal, videos of the testimonies of Odebrecht executives were made...
Opinion, by Michael RoysterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Late last year, the Curmudgeon wrote that “the institutional foundations of Brazil are under attack from each other, and from within.” Sadly, this state of affairs continues apace. Worse yet,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReportersSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The new Justice Minister in Brazil, Osmar Serraglio has denied any intention to obstruct the Lava Jato (Carwash) investigations being conducted by the country’s federal police (PF). According to Serraglio...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The new interim government in Brazil was shaken early Monday morning with the release of a recording where Planning Minister, Romero Jucá, allegedly tells a colleague that impeachment proceedings against...
Opinion, by Michael RoysterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon reprints below a column published on March 30th. The reason is the announcement yesterday by Interim President Mickey Mick Lulia of his new slimmed-down Cabinet of 23 Ministers, all...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – It took less than three minutes on Tuesday afternoon, for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to receive one of the biggest blows to her administration, with the country’s largest political party,...

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