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BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Scramble to Negotiate Amnesty

BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Scramble to Negotiate Amnesty

Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Federal Prosecutor Carlos Fernando dos Santos Lima

BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilian Federal Prosecutor Carlos Fernando dos Santos Lima

Carlos Lima said the Odebrecht statements expanded the probe far beyond expectations and would ensnare top congressmen, senior members of the executive branch and other powerful figures.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot to Probe Ministers, Senators for Graft

BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot to Probe Ministers, Senators for Graft

Brazil’s Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot plans to ask the Supreme Court for authorization to investigate ministers in President Michel Temer’s cabinet and senior senators from his PMDB party for corruption as soon as this week, a source familiar with the plans said on Sunday.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Delays Process to Unseat Him

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Delays Process to Unseat Him

President Michel Temer’s government expects a federal judge to recommend his removal for illegal campaign funding but believes it can stall a final decision by Brazil’s top electoral court until after he leaves office next year, aides said.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Denies Shielding Ally From Corruption Case

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Denies Shielding Ally From Corruption Case

“My government would never interfere in the investigation which is the hands of the police, prosecutors and judiciary,” Temer said in the statement to reporters. “The government will not shield anyone.”

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Probes Jose Sarney, Juca, Calheiros

BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Probes Jose Sarney, Juca, Calheiros

Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot had earlier this week accused ex-President Jose Sarney, who now sits in the Senate, along with Senators Romero Juca and Renan Calheiros of conducting “political maneuvers” in a bid to hamper the massive investigation, known as Operation Carwash.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Sends Troops to State Torn By Violence Due to Police Strike

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Sends Troops to State Torn By Violence Due to Police Strike

President Michel Temer, who also authorized the use of federal troops to quell uprisings in prisons last month that led to around 140 deaths in various states, dispatched the country’s defense minister to Espirito Santo on Monday.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Ally Congressman Rodrigo Maia Re-Elected As Speaker

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Ally Congressman Rodrigo Maia Re-Elected As Speaker

Maia promised to make the lower chamber a “protagonist” in Temer’s reform agenda and give priority to passage of a bill modernizing Brazil’s outdated labor laws, a major demand from the businessmen struggling with a two-year recession.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Labor Reforms Illegal: Prosecutor Says

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Labor Reforms Illegal: Prosecutor Says

“In times of crisis, workers need more protection not less,” Prosecutor-General for Labor Ronaldo Fleury, whose office in responsible for chasing labor law violations from slavery to child labor, said at a news conference.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Says Unemployment, Not Graft Probe, Biggest Worry

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Says Unemployment, Not Graft Probe, Biggest Worry

“We will have to focus carefully on unemployment. That is our main worry, and that requires economic growth,” President Michel Temer said.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Joao Doria, Marcelo Crivella Take Oath Of Office

BRAZIL POLITICS: Joao Doria, Marcelo Crivella Take Oath Of Office

Joao Doria, a millionaire businessman who once hosted “The Apprentice Brazil,” took the oath of office in the country’s financial capital of Sao Paulo.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Fighting For Survival Over Corruption Allegations Against Him

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Fighting For Survival Over Corruption Allegations Against Him

President Michel Temer, fighting for survival over corruption allegations against him, is planning new measures to jump start a stalled economy.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Disapproval Spikes As Economy Fails

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Disapproval Spikes As Economy Fails

Disapproval of Brazilian President Michel Temer’s government spiked as the economy failed to rebound from its deepest slump in decades, according to a poll.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Supreme Court Deal Saves Temer’s Reform

BRAZIL POLITICS: Supreme Court Deal Saves Temer’s Reform

“We were worried because we knew the Workers Party would put pressure on Viana to delay the vote,” a senior Brazilian President Michel Temer aide said.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Seeks To End Clash With Senate

BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Seeks To End Clash With Senate

Brazil’s Supreme Court met on Wednesday to defuse a constitutional crisis triggered by an injunction from one of its justices ordering Senate President Renan Calheiros to step aside.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Geddel Vieira Lima Resigns

BRAZIL POLITICS: Geddel Vieira Lima Resigns

Vieira Lima is the fourth Cabinet minister to quit over corruption allegations since Temer replaced Dilma Rousseff earlier this year.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Senate Votes To Extend Asset Repatriation Amnesty

BRAZIL POLITICS: Senate Votes To Extend Asset Repatriation Amnesty

Brazil’s Senate approved an extension of a program allowing Brazilians to repatriate undeclared off-shore assets that collected 46.8 billion reais in taxes.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Accepted Bribe – Rousseff Reveals

BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Accepted Bribe – Rousseff Reveals

Rousseff’s lawyers handed over electoral court documents showing Andrade Gutierrez transferred 1 million reais to PMDB’s general campaign finance fund.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Congratulates Trump On Win

BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Congratulates Trump On Win

“Relations between Brazil and the United States are institutional. I am sure that nothing will change,” President Michel Temer said.

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BRAZIL: Prosecutor-General Question Michel Temer Spending Cap

BRAZIL: Prosecutor-General Question Michel Temer Spending Cap

Prosecutor-General says, “The proposal invades judicial system budgeting competence, risking to impact the exercise of its constitutional functions.”

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