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Unprecedented Corruption Among Brazil"s Top Politicians Revealed In Unsealed JBS Plea Bargain

Recall that behind the latest political scandal .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2017

As Pension Obligations Crush Brazil, a Fix Eludes Politicians

President Michel Temer’s push to rein in soaring pension costs, seen as vital to restoring Brazil’s battered economy, is imperiled after a third of his cabinet and scores of lawmakers were named in a broad corruption probe......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 14th, 2017

Brazil Cases Against Politicians Include Corruption, Money Laundering

Details of a request to prosecute scores of top politicians in Brazil will likely take days to be released, but they will include accusations of corruption and money laundering, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 16th, 2017

Brazil on Tenterhooks Over Probe List

Brazil’s political crisis lurched into higher gear Wednesday as top politicians faced the prospect of being snared in a corruption dragnet while labor groups staged nationwide protests against President Michel Temer’s economic policies......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 15th, 2017

Brazil"s Temer says corruption cases must not paralyze country

BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer said on Tuesday that corruption accusations against politicians emerging from the Petrobras graft scandal must not paralyze the country, as his government plans measures to revive Brazil's stalled economy. .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

Marcelo Odebrecht Agrees to Plea Deal in Brazilian Corruption Probe

Marcelo Odebrecht, the jailed former head of Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht SA, on Thursday agreed to sign a plea-bargain agreement in connection with Brazil’s largest corruption probe ever, according to a person close to the negotiations......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 1st, 2016

Brazil Lawmakers Push to Hobble Graft Probe

Brazilian lawmakers advanced legislation that would hamper the ability of prosecutors and judges to go after crooked politicians, potentially setting back the country’s fight against widespread corruption......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 30th, 2016

Brazil President Vows to Bar Politicians From Gaining Corruption Probe Immunity

Brazil President Michel Temer vowed to derail efforts by the nation’s lawmakers to try to shield themselves from prosecution in an epic graft probe that has rocked the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 27th, 2016

Brazil Graft Probe at Risk, Prosecutor Says

Brazilian politicians are stepping up efforts to impede the country’s biggest-ever corruption probe, say prosecutors leading the investigation, as a power struggle intensifies between the country’s legislative and judiciary branches......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 10th, 2016

Former Odebrecht CEO Close to Signing Plea Deal in Car Wash Probe

Marcelo Odebrecht, the former chief executive of Odebrecht SA, is close to signing a plea bargain with investigators in the sprawling Operation Car Wash probe into corruption at state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro, according to two people fa.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 26th, 2016

Odebrecht patriarch leads Brazil plea deal talks: Estado

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The eldest member of Brazil's Odebrecht family is personally spearheading negotiations between executives of his namesake engineering conglomerate and federal prosecutors for a potential plea deal in Brazil's biggest-ever corruption .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2016

Odebrecht patriarch leads Brazil plea deal talks, Estado says

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The eldest member of Brazil's Odebrecht family is personally spearheading negotiations between executives of his namesake engineering conglomerate and federal prosecutors for a potential plea deal in Brazil's biggest-ever corruption .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2016

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

Brazil"s Convicted Ex-Leader Insists He"s Innocent, as Left Defends Him

Brazil’s left-wing parties rallied around former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva after the metalworker turned working class hero was sentenced to almost a decade in prison for corruption, throwing plans for a grand political comeback into disarray......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 14th, 2017

Brazil"s Convicted Ex-Leader Declares Innocence, as Left Defends Him

Brazil’s left-wing parties rallied around former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva after the metalworker turned working class hero was sentenced to almost a decade in prison for corruption, throwing plans for a grand political comeback into disarray......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 13th, 2017

Brazil"s Left Rallies Around Convicted Ex-President

Brazil’s left-wing parties rallied around former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva after the metalworker turned working class hero was sentenced to almost a decade in prison for corruption, throwing plans for a grand political comeback into disarray......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 13th, 2017

The Brazilian Maker of Havaianas Flip-Flops Was Just Sold For Over $1 Billion

The Brazilian owners needed the money to pay a corruption fine and other debts J&F Investimentos, the holding company for one of Brazil’s richest families, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 13th, 2017

The Brazilian Maker of Havaianas Flip-Flops Just Got Sold For Over $1 Billion

The Brazilian owners needed the money to pay a corruption fine and other debts J&F Investimentos, the holding company for one of Brazil’s richest families, ha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 13th, 2017

Lula da Silva Convicted of Corruption in Brazil

Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was sentenced to 9½ years in prison for corruption, dealing a heavy blow to his leftist Workers’ Party......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2017

Disclose number of officers facing corruption cases to public: CIC to govt

However, the names of such officers will not be revealed to the public.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 2nd, 2017

In the middle of corruption trial, Phila. DA Seth Williams pleads guilty

Seth Williams, Philadelphia’s district attorney on trial fighting federal corruption charges, is set to take a plea deal, according to sources. Testimony was set to resume Thursday morning in the second week of the high-profile case, but court w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2017