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Brazilian Ex-president Silva Complains of 'Witch Hunt'

Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told a Brazilian court Wednesday that the corruption charges against him stem form a witch hunt and questioned the impartiality of the judge. 725 mais palavras

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Two Brazilian presidents Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva accused of running criminal organization

Two former leaders of Brazil have been accused of running a criminal organization in a massive corruption scheme. The charges are part of an unprecedented crackdown on corruption in Brazil. 604 mais palavras

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Brazil’s Foreign Policy:  A Regressive Path?

By Gilberto M.A. Rodrigues*

President Dilma Rousseff’s foreign policy was less active than President Lula’s, but Brazil has lost prominence in international politics even faster since her impeachment almost exactly one year ago.  686 mais palavras

Brazil's "Operation Car Wash" -- Former presidents Lula and Rousseff charged in corruption case

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (R) attend the opening ceremony of the national congress of the Workers’ Party in Brasilia, Brazil, June 1, 2017. 281 mais palavras

Bolsonaro is the fruit of Alphabet Politics in Brazil, says Lula.

(Editor’s note: Alphabet Politics is the system of multi-party politics in Brazil, there are around 20 major political parties in Brazil today, it is not a two party system like in the USA.) 167 mais palavras

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Brazil: President Michel Temer accuses chief prosecutor of bias

Lawyers defending Brazilian President Michel Temer against allegations of corruption have asked the Supreme Court to remove the attorney general from the investigation. Tension between the two has been rising. 410 mais palavras

The Brazilian Roller Coaster … Still Heading Down

By Fábio Kerche*

The political situation in Brazil is dramatic and shows no prospect of improving in the short term.  The Supreme Court has received an indictment against President Michel Temer on corruption charges.  596 mais palavras