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Brazil President"s Agenda Faces Battle After Graft Vote

After rallying enough votes in Congress to quash corruption charges against him Wednesday, Brazilian President Michel Temer faces a tough task of advancing an ambitious economic reform agenda......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 3rd, 2017

Comfortable Escape for Brazilian President: ETFs in Focus

Congress votes to reject corruption charges against Brazilian president Michel Temer. Brazil’s lower house of congress rejected co.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksAug 3rd, 2017

Brazil"s President Moves Ahead With Privatization Push

Brazilian President Michel Temer, who has avoided a trial over corruption charges, is using the reprieve to push ambitious privatization plans to rekindle economic growth and lower government spending......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 25th, 2017

Brazil President Michel Temer Beats Back Corruption Charges

Brazil’s Congress rejected bribery charges against President Michel Temer, preventing his case from going to trial at the Supreme Court and averting a third change of power in less than two years......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2017

Brazil"s Corruption Probe Faces Its Biggest Test Case: The President

Brazil’s Congress is scheduled to begin voting on whether to put President Michel Temer on trial for alleged graft, as the far-reaching Car Wash inquiry reaches the highest levels of government. But lawmakers pose a fresh hurdle for investigators......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 1st, 2017

Brazilian Real Surges After Ex-President Lula Found Guilty Of Corruption, Faces 9 Years In Prison

Just hours after current President Temer garnered enough votes necessary to block congressional motion that would put him on trial over corruption charges, Reuters reports that former President Lula has been found guilty of on c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2017

"All the Politicians Rob": Calls Rise in Brazil to End Officials" Legal Shield

The imprisonment of ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva for corruption while many top Brazilian politicians remain in office despite graft charges against them is stoking fresh calls to end legal immunity for lawmakers and to try them in court......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 14th, 2018

South Africa"s Former President Faces Corruption Charges

Former President Jacob Zuma appeared in court on corruption charges, kicking off what figures to be a long court battle......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 6th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Judge orders former Brazil president jailed over corruption conviction

A Brazilian judge Thursday ordered the jailing of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva for the former president’s conviction last year on charges of corruption and money laundering......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: France’s ex-president Sarkozy faces charges of corruption

French authorities brought preliminary charges against former President Nicolas Sarkozy for illegally financing his 2007 presidential campaign with cash from the regime of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, a judicial official said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2018

Brazilian Lawmakers Vote Against Putting President Michel Temer on Trial

Brazilian lawmakers voted Wednesday against putting President Michel Temer on trial on corruption charges, keeping him at the helm even as the chances of approving some of his promised economic reforms dwindle ahead of next year’s presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 25th, 2017

Former Brazil Olympic Committee Head Faces Charges of Corruption

Brazilian prosecutors filed criminal charges against Carlos Nuzman for his alleged involvement in a vote-buying ring meant to secure Rio de Janeiro’s bid to host the 2016 Games......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 18th, 2017

Argentina"s former president could be making a comeback even as she faces corruption charges

© AFP/File EITAN ABRAMOVICHBuenos Aires (AFP) - Pre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2017

Brazil"s unpopular president just scored a surprisingly easy victory in blocking his corruption trial

Thomson ReutersBrasília (AFP) - Brazilian President Michel Temer hoped Thursday to turn a surprisingly easy victory in blocking his corruption trial into momentum for austerity reforms, but more turmoil could awai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2017

Brazil"s President Michel Temer survives corruption vote

Opposition lawmakers tried unsuccessfully to delay the vote.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Brazil’s president beats corruption charges in congressional vote

Brazil’s deeply unpopular president, Michel Temer, fended off corruption charges against him in a landmark congressional vote Wednesday, allowing the country’s embattled political establishment to preserve its tenuous hold on power......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 2nd, 2017

Carrefour’s Brazil Unit Prices I.P.O. at Low End of Range

The stock offering is the first in Brazil since President Michel Temer was accused in a continuing corruption investigation in May......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 19th, 2017

Breakingviews TV: Brazil cleanup

April 12 - Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has gone to jail for corruption. Martin Langfield explains the implications for October’s presidential election and why an outsider candidate may win – and then struggle to get much done......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 12th, 2018

Another former South Korean leader charged with corruption

South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted former President Lee Myung-bak on bribery, embezzlement and other charges......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 9th, 2018

Brazil"s Ex-President Turns Himself in to Serve Jail Term

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva surrendered to police on Saturday to begin serving a 12-year jail sentence for corruption, ending an oft-tense televised saga that had riveted the nation for two days......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 7th, 2018