Corruption

Eike Batista talks in the Brazilian senate about corruption at BNDES - Wilson Dias/ABr

Once World’s Eighth Richest Man, Brazilian Gets 30 Years in Jail for Corruption

A Brazilian businessman famous for amassing and then losing a multi-billion-dollar fortune has been ...

Lula in Barbalha - Photo: Ricardo Stuckert

15 of 20 Brazil’s Presidential Hopefuls Have Problem with Justice

At least 15 of the 20 candidates who might run for president of Brazil ...

Lula talks to crowd as presidential candidate during rally

Now What, Brazil? Your Most Popular Presidential Candidate Is Going to Jail

Brazil is divided and the chasm between Lula supporters and opponents is deep. The ...

Supporter in a rally for presidential candidate Lula

After Defeat in the Supreme, Lula’s Backers Announce: “Waltz Is over, Now It’s War”

Social leaders and politicians across Brazil and the world are voicing their discontent with ...

Brazil's ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva - Photo: Ricardo Stuckert

General Threatens Military Coup If Brazil’s Former President Lula Doesn’t Go to Jail

The Brazilian Supreme Court will decide this Wednesday whether losing the appeal at the ...