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  1. News - World - BRAZIL

    Dozens of Brazilian politicians implicated in Petrobras corruption scandal

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:04pm by Reuters

    ... presidential race has been shaken up by a corruption scandal allegedly involving state-run oil firm Petrobras and dozens of lawmakers, with both leading candidates forced onto the defensive after ... The revelations are a headache for President Dilma Rousseff, undermining her reputation for zero tolerance on corruption just as she is slipping in the polls ahead of the October 5 election. It could also ...

  2. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff winning the internet election battle

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... in the build-up to the elections. Brazilians are divided between those loyal to the PT's revolutionary gains against poverty and those fed up with corruption scandals, poor public services ...

  3. News - World - BRAZIL

    Dilma Rousseff edges ahead in polls as Brazilians vote for new president

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by AP

    ... government spending and push political reforms in an effort to lessen corruption. Critics say Silva, who represents the Socialist Party, wants to both invoke austerity and expand popular social ...

  4. News - World - BRAZIL

    Leading political figures jailed in Brazil corruption case

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 03:39pm by Associated Press in Brasilia

    ... Associated Press in Brasilia Senior members of Brazil's political elite convicted of corruption charges begin serving time Top figures found guilty in Brazil’s biggest corruption scandal turned themselves in to police on Friday, just days after the Supreme Court in Brasilia ruled they must begin serving their prison sentences, a blow to long-standing immunity ...

  5. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil poll shows Rousseff catching up with Silva in potential presidential run-off vote

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:56am by Reuters in Brasilia

    ... of the economy, a view that has drawn harsh criticism from investors but which resonates with many Brazilians. Silva, an environmental activist turned anti-corruption campaigner, has embraced ...

  6. News - World - BRAZIL

    Lula associate found guilty of corruption in Brazil

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 08:30am by Agence France-Presse in Brasilia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brasilia Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday found former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s ex-chief of staff guilty of corruption. Jose Dirceu, Lula’s ... found the ex-president of Lula’s ruling Workers Party (PT), Jose Genoino, guilty of “active corruption”. The two officials are among 37 former ministers, lawmakers, businessmen and bankers ...

  7. News - World - BRAZIL

    Fifa concerned but confident on prospects for World Cup despite violence in Brazil

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 01:56pm by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... cost of living and corruption scandals. Many Brazilians say that even if their beloved team lifts the World Cup trophy on July 13, the country has already lost.   ...

  8. News - World - BRAZIL

    Police clash with vandals in Sao Paulo

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 02:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo

    ... demonstrators chanted anti-Alckmin slogans. “We want Alckmin to go. He is a corrupt capitalist,” said 25-year-old Orlando Azevedo. Various police units were deployed on the Avenue Paulista, Sao Paulo’s ... against state Governor Sergio Cabral, who is accused of corruption. In Rio last week, around 200 protesters marched to within a few metres of a Copacabana beach stage where visiting Pope Francis ...

  9. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil youths protest in Rio, Sao Paulo over missing citizen

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 10:38am by Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro

    ... to know where he [Amarildo] is,” Cabral, who stands accused of corruption and arrogance and has become Brazil’s most unpopular governor, said. Authorities have vowed to spare no effort to find de ... in scores of cities to demand better public services and an end to political corruption. The turmoil continues on a much smaller scale and now involves more extremist groups in Rio and Sao Paulo who ...

  10. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil’s social unrest easing but turning more radical

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro

    ... protesters seeking the impeachment of Governor Sergio Cabral accused of corruption and arrogance. The Sao Paulo protest, called via social media networks by the anarchist Black bloc group, also ... turmoil rages on. Last month, more than one million Brazilians took the streets across the country to demand better public services and an end to endemic corruption “It is as if a small fire has ...




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