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BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Freezes Rousseff’s Assets Over 2006 Refinery Deal

BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Freezes Rousseff’s Assets Over 2006 Refinery Deal

Dilma Rousseff, who was impeached last year for breaking budget rules, was chief of staff for President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at the time of the refinery purchase and chaired the Petrobras board of directors.

In 2014, when the operation was being investigated for alleged graft, then-President Dilma Rousseff said she had been given incomplete information by directors responsible for the deal.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Faces New Corruption Charges

BRAZIL POLITICS: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Faces New Corruption Charges

Lula’s wife, Marisa, was charged with money laundering, while former finance minister Antonio Palocci was charged with corruption and money laundering.

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