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- Lula's Defense Presents Rent Receipts Claiming They Are Original
The defense of former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva presented 31 rent receipts to the Federal Court in Paraná, on Tuesday (24), related to Lula's neighboring apartment in São Bernardo do Campo (SP), claimed as originals.
Published on 10/25/2017 - 10h59
- Beware Backward Steps in Brazil's Corruption Fight
More than three years of brutal investigations into political corruption under the banner of "Operation Car Wash", the investigation that started with state-owned oil company Petrobras, have shaken up Brazilian politics. Powerful politicians for the first time have been plucked from office, convicted and jailed, such as Eduardo Cunha, the once indomitable speaker of the lower house.
Published on 10/24/2017 - 12h53
- Spanish Tourist Is Shot and Killed by Rio Police in Rocinha Slum
On Monday morning (the 23rd) a 67-year-old Spanish tourist died after being shot by police in the Rocinha favela (slum) in São Conrado, in Rio's southern zone. Two police officers were being held in connection with the incident.
Published on 10/24/2017 - 11h24
- Corruption Defines Brazil, But Not Brazilians, Study Says
Corruption is the behavior that best defines Brazil today, but honesty is what best characterizes Brazilians.
Published on 10/24/2017 - 11h15
- Two Years After the Ecological Disaster in Mariana, Settlements Still Hang in the Balance
"There are meetings every week. It's been like this for the past two years. Our lives consist of work and meetings. It's too tiring. But we can't afford to lose this fight", said Cristiano Sales, 35.
Published on 10/24/2017 - 10h50
- Rousseff Made Mistakes and Betrayed Her Electorate, Says Ex-President Lula to Spanish Paper
Ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) told Spanish newspaper "El Mundo" that former president Dilma Rousseff "betrayed her electorate" when she decided to make budget cuts after promising not to during the 2014 campaign.
Published on 10/23/2017 - 13h05
- Temer Sanctions Discounts on Environmental Fines in Exchange for Green Initiatives
President Michel Temer sanctioned a bill on Saturday (the 21st) that will enable the application of discounts reaching up to 60% on environmental fines.
Published on 10/23/2017 - 11h56
- Student Kills Two Colleagues and Injures Four at School in Brazil
A 14-year-old student at a private school in the central Brazilian city of Goiania pulled a gun out of his backpack that belonged to his parents - both of whom are police officers - and shot at classmates, killing two and injuring four.
Published on 10/23/2017 - 11h48
- Fears Makes Rio de Janeiro Residents Change Habits and Leaves Bars and Restaurants Empty
Architect Rogério Mendes, 41, has been held up at gunpoint and had his car stolen four times. He and his wife live in Grajaú, a neighborhood in the north zone of Rio de Janeiro, and now go out to bars and restaurants less often.
Published on 10/23/2017 - 10h37
- 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