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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 Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Trying to reap the success of the 2016 Olympics, Eduardo da Costa Paes, has tried to distance himself from corrupt political allies in Rio de Janeiro, and has a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following the scandal of sexual misconduct and abuse by one of the coaches of Brazil’s men Olympic gymnastics’ team, one of the sport’s biggest sponsors, Caixa Economica Federal (CEF)...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This morning, Thursday, July 27th, the Federal Police in Brazil served court orders which included three temporary arrest and eleven search and seizure in the 42nd phase of Lava Jato...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The political landscape in Brazil avoided another upheaval yesterday (Friday, June 9th) when the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) voted against the annulment of the Dilma-Temer presidential campaign ticket, which won...
Opinion by Jeb Blount RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – I’ve rarely been as depressed about Brazil’s future as I was watching the giant Brazil-wide protests May 30th against Brazilian President Michel Temer. On the surface at least, the rallies were a...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Court in the state of Paraná accepted the five complaints filed by the Federal Public Prosecutor yesterday (April 25th) against 59 investigated in the context of the Operação...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to court documents just released to the public, executives of embattled Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht admitted to paying some US$2.3 million in bribes to win the contract to renovate...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Although local and international media have highlighted bans on imported Brazilian meats by foreign nations, Brazilian authorities are concerned the decline of meat consumption by Brazilians themselves. Consumer protection entities...

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