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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil's Chief Prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, sent to the country’s Supreme Court on Tuesday 320 requests related to the mega corruption investigation dubbed Operação Lava Jato (Operation Carwash). Of the 320 there...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday (February 16th) Brazil's Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF) signed an agreement with nine Latin American countries and Portugal to investigate Odebrecht. Until now it is the largest international collaboration...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Prosecutors from fifteen different countries across Latin America, Europe and Africa are meeting Thursday and Friday in Brasilia, Brazil to discuss a mega corruption scandal perpetrated in their countries by...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Chief Justice of Brazil’s Supreme Court, Carmen Lucia Rocha has ratified the 77 depositions given by Odebrecht executives in the investigation of the mega-corruption Lava Jato (Carwash) scandal. “The documents...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In the early hours of Wednesday, November 30th, as Brazilians grieved the deaths of Chapecoense soccer players in a tragic plane crash, Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies approved the much-anticipated anti-corruption...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judge Gilmar Mendes at Brazil's Federal Electoral Court (TSE) asked prosecutors to investigate several leads hinting at potential illegal financing of President Dilma Rousseff's re-election campaign last October. He...

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