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- Odebrecht Indicates That Ex-Prosecutor General Janot Leaked Plea Bargain
Construction company Odebrecht filed a lawsuit in Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) in which it claims that a video with reports of an Odebrecht informer who worked in Venezuela – which had been kept confidential – could only have been leaked by the Prosecutor General's Office in Brasília.
Published on 10/19/2017 - 11h45
- Brazil's Lower House Commission Rejects 2nd Accusation Against President Temer
On Wednesday, October 18, the Commission of Constitution and Justice of Brazil's Lower House approved the report in favor of rejecting the second accusation made by the Prosecutor General's Office against President Michel Temer.
Published on 10/19/2017 - 10h58
- Brazil's Amazon Deforestation Falls 16%, According to Government
Under criticism from activists and environmental organizations, the government of President Michel Temer announced on Tuesday (17) that the rate of deforestation in the Amazon fell by 16% between August 2016 and July 2017.
Published on 10/18/2017 - 11h28
- Brazil's Senate Overturns Supreme Court Decision and Aécio Neves Is Back in Office
On Tuesday (17), the Senate decided, by 44 votes against 26, to revoke the preliminary injunctions imposed by the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) on Aécio Neves (PSDB-MG).
Published on 10/18/2017 - 11h13
- Speeches Against President Temer Predominant at Lower House of Congress
The Constitution and Justice Committee of the lower house of Congress will cast its vote, on Wednesday (18), regarding the second charge brought by the Prosecutor General's Office against president Michel Temer.
Published on 10/18/2017 - 11h04
- In a Letter to Politicians, Temer Claims to Be the 'Victim' of a 'Conspiracy'
In an attempt to rid himself of yet another indictment (which ought to be put to a vote on the plenary of the lower house by the end of the month), president Michel Temer decided to adopt a personal tone and appeal to Congress' hive mentality by writing a letter to congressmen and senators in his governing coalition.
Published on 10/17/2017 - 11h02
- Defense of Ex-President Rousseff to Use Lobbyist Testimony to Invalidate Impeachment Proceedings
The defense of ex-president Dilma Rousseff is planning on using statements from the testimony of black market currency-exchange operator Lúcio Funaro in order to bolster a request calling for the invalidation of the impeachment proceedings that removed her from the presidency back in 2016.
Published on 10/17/2017 - 10h36
- Military Courts Given Jurisdiction Over Crimes Against Civilians During Armed Forces Operations
President Michel Temer approved a bill sent to him by Congress that transfers to the Military Judiciary cases of serious crimes involving the lives of civilians committed by military members during their operational activities.
Published on 10/17/2017 - 10h14
- Return to Homeland Makes 'Giant Indians' Triple
This year, the Panará indigenous people celebrate the 20th anniversary of the demarcation of their land. After they had been nearly exterminated following their first contact and later moved to the Xingu Park, they finally returned to their original region in 1997.
Published on 10/16/2017 - 11h47
- Italian Ex-Leftist Guerrilla Battisti Will Stay in Brazil Until Decision Is Ruled, Says Supreme Court
On Friday, October 13, Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) Justice Luiz Fux granted an injunction that suspended the extradition of Italian ex-leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti, who had been sentenced by courts in his own country after accusations of participating in four murders.
Published on 10/16/2017 - 11h28