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Facing Too Many Suits to Kick Out Legislators Brazilian Congress Won’t Even Consider Some

The president of the Brazilian Congress’s Council of Ethics, Deputy Ricardo Izar (PTB-São Paulo), ...

In Brazil Corruption Launders More Money than Drug and Numbers Game Mafias

Corruption is the chief crime behind money-laundering in Brazil, in the opinion of the ...

Brazil Says Man Accused of Being Pay-Off Scheme Moneyman Was Never Lula’s Consultant

The office of Brazil’s Presidency has released a note denying that adman/businessman Marco Valério ...

Brazil Denies Any Shady Deal with Portugal Telecom

Brazil’s Presidential Press Secretary’s Office issued a note, yesterday, August 2, stating that “at ...

Brazilian Congress Probe Gets Names of Who Got Money

The financial director of the SMP&B firm, Simone Vasconcelos, left Brazil’s Federal Police headquarters ...

Extreme Security Surrounds Brazil’s Ex-Chief of Staff Testimony on Vote-Buying

The security section of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies has made special arrangements for today’s ...

Brazil’s Former Chief of Staff Has His Day Before Ethics Council

A lot is going on in BrasÀ­lia, Brazil’s capital, at the moment. At least ...

Vote-Buying Scandal Makes First Victim in Brazilian Congress

The leader of a junior party of the Brazilian ruling coalition was forced to ...

How Lula’s Woes Are Playing into Washington’s Hands

Mushrooming allegations of bribery in President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s administration are part ...

Brazil’s Supreme Refuses to Order Arrest of Adman Involved in Vote-Buying Scheme

Brazil’s president of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), Minister Nelson Jobin, denied yesterday a ...