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12 Pointers to Turn Brazil’s Congress into a Source of Pride

Each time that an ethical crisis lays waste to politics, a sort of horror ...

67%: Senate Scandal Hasn’t Hurt Lula’s Popularity in Brazil

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the president of Brazil, has an approval rating of ...

Brazilian Senator Concedes: In Congress We’re All Crooks

Following months of claims of corruption practices in the Brazilian senate, senator Demóstenes Torres ...

Will Brazil’s Sarney Fall on His Sword?

The Senate chairman, José Sarney, is following in the tradition of his predecessors and ...

Brazil: Pizzaiolo? You Should Mind Your Tongue, Mr. President!

Before he assumed the presidency, President Lula had dinner at my house more than ...

A Minute of Silence in Memory of Morality in Brazil

Unfortunately, the corruption scandals involving the Brazilian Senate have become commonplace. It’s worth noting ...

New Revelations of Corruption Add Pressure on Brazil’s Senate Chief to Resign

Just-released new reports of alleged fraud and embezzlement by Brazil Senate president, José Sarney, ...

Brazil: In the Face of Mired-in-Corruption Congress, President Lula Looks the Other Way

The article entitled “Brazil’s Scandal-plagued Senate: House of Horrors” published July 9 by British ...

Brazil Senate Scandal: Secret Bank Account and Private Bunker for Sex

Brazil's Senate – whose president José Sarney, a former president of the nation, has ...