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  • Cargo Theft in São Paulo Increases 23% in First Semester

    The State of São Paulo, under the administration of Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB), lives an epidemic of cargo theft. The growth in this type of crime was 23% in the first six months of this year, compared to the same period last year, the largest increase in the first semester since 2004.

    Published on 07/26/2017 - 10h13

  • Series of Thefts Strip Cars of Their Wheels in São Paulo

    Tânia Stocco, 53, a civil servant, said she was overcome by an "indescribable" sensation when she opened the front door and saw that her car was literally on the ground - without its four wheels which were stolen overnight by thieves. "Who ever thought something like this could happen?", she pondered

    Published on 07/14/2017 - 11h44

  • Former Doctor Roger Abdelmassih Will Serve Out Sentence Under House Arrest

    Former physician Roger Abdelmassih, 73, sentenced to 181 years in prison for sexually abusing patients in his reproductive clinic, was awarded the right to serve out his sentence under house arrest.

    Published on 06/22/2017 - 09h24

  • LGBT Pride Parade Attendees Protest Against Temer Administration

    Excited by the attractions at the 21st LGBT Pride Parade in São Paulo, youth made their way to Paulista Avenue in large numbers on Sunday (18). Mayor João Doria (PSDB) did not make an appearance and shouts of "Fora, Temer" emanated from the crowd.

    Published on 06/20/2017 - 08h37

  • President Temer Tries to Speed Up Congressional Deliberation that Could Lead to Criminal Charges

    President Michel Temer, who is already expecting the PGR (Prosecutor General of the Republic) to bring charges against him next week, is trying to get Congress to vote on the matter before the upcoming parliamentary recess, which begins on July 18th.

    Published on 06/13/2017 - 12h00

  • JBS Corporation Owners Sold Shares before the Plea-Bargain Was Leaked

    On the eve of the release of information regarding the plea-bargain agreement that they had closed with the Federal General Prosecutor, controlling shareholders of food company giant JBS Corporation sold R$ 10 million (US$ 3 million) in shares of the company, avoiding losses of at least R$ 1 million (US$ 300 thousand).

    Published on 06/12/2017 - 12h02

  • President Temer Says Brazil Will Not Stop and Seeks Support from Congress

    In his third statement after the disclosure of the plea bargains made by executives of JBS, the world's biggest meatpacking company, President Michel Temer sought support from Congress, which is already discussing his succession. "We are still making progress and voting important bills," Temer said on a video on social networks. He also said that the country "did not stop and will not stop."

    Published on 05/26/2017 - 13h14

  • Brazilian Police Raid São Paulo 'Crackland' and Make Arrests

    On Sunday morning (21), a megaoperation carried out by the Military Police led to the removal of drug users as well as drug dealer arrests in a popular drug trafficking area of Crackland, in the central region of São Paulo (where crack cocaine has been sold and consumed freely for years).

    Published on 05/22/2017 - 13h37

  • Car Wash Operation Prosecutors Presents Documents Contradicting Lula's Deposition to Judge Moro

    Prosecutors in the Car Wash Operation (Lava Jato) presented documents that contradict former president Lula's address to Judge Sergio Moro a week ago.

    Published on 05/17/2017 - 12h24

  • Privatization of Interlagos Racetrack will Allow for Residential Buildings on the Premises

    The company that wins the bid to manage the Interlagos racetrack will be allowed to construct buildings on the premises. Such permission will be granted in the privatization project which São Paulo mayor João Doria (PSDB) will send to the City Council in May.

    Published on 04/25/2017 - 12h22