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Brazil Confident Congress Will Not Halt Due to Corruption Probes

The head of Brazil’s Secretariat of Institutional Relations, minister Jaques Wagner, had a meeting ...

Brazil’s Supreme Orders Inquiry on Government’s Vote-Buying Scheme

Brazil’s Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal) (STF) has ordered an investigation into whether or ...

Brazil’s PT Short Journey from Model Party to As Shady As the Other Guy

Revelations of widespread corruption in the upper reaches of the Workers Party government in ...

Brazil’s Congress All Tied Up with Corruption Inquiries

Another Parliamentary Investigation Commission (CPI, Comissão Parlamentar de Inquérito) will begin work today in ...

Corruption Scandals Tilting Brazil’s Governmemt to the Right

The Brazilian government has been racked by a series of corruption scandals that many ...

For Brazilians, Vote Buying Scandal Is Just Politics as Usual, Shows Poll

Most Brazilians associate the recent charges and investigations of federal government corruption with the ...

Ex-Secretary Says Death Threats Kept Her Quiet in Brazil’s Kickback Scandal

In her testimony before the Post Office Parliamentary Inquiry Committee (CPI dos Correios), the ...

Another Brazilian Minister Bites the Dust Accused of Corruption

The wave of corruption shell shocking the Brazilian government reached Communications Minister Luiz Gushiken ...

Head of Inquiry on Brazil’s Kickback Scandal Vows There Will Be No Whitewashing

In the two weeks since it was installed, Brazil’s Parliamentary Investigative Commission (CPI) that ...

Mired in Scandal, Brazil’s Lula Offers Ministries to New Allies

Scandal shocked Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced Thursday a new plan ...