Brazil’s Supreme Court approves federal investigation to allegations that incoming chief of staff for President-elect had taken illegal campaign donations.
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Brazil’s federal police issued 22 arrest warrants due to money laundering scheme involving construction of the new headquarters of the state oil company .
According to record, Colombia’s chief prosecutor tried to cover up bribery payments that were part of Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has expressed “deep concern” over human rights in Brazil and waiting for Bolsonaro assuming office on Jan. 1.
The October 28 elections in Brazil. had Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing populist against Fernando Haddad who represented the left-wing Workers’ Party.
October 29th, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs organized an interesting lecture on the global labor movement and Brazilian democracy.
The biggest corruption scandal in Latin America’s history has emerged from Brazil’s Petrobras and spread its tentacles across the region and beyond.
After presidential elections in Brazil, toxic speech must not become Brazilian policy. Amnesty International reacted to as Jair Bolsonaro emerged winner.
Brazil’s presidential race front-runner says he wants to liberalize a largely closed economy, so why is he being called “populist” and a “fascist”?
Brazil’s Bolsonaro declines debate with rival ahead of Sunday election and sought to counter criticism that he represents a threat to country’s democracy.