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BRAZIL POLITICS: Whistleblower Daniel Gouveia Teixeira in Brazil Meat Scandal Takes On Powerful Industry
Teixeira, 39, is the agriculture ministry whistleblower credited by Brazil’s Federal Police with triggering an investigation into alleged bribes paid by meat companies to government food-sanitation inspectors in the world’s top exporter of beef and poultry.
“I have just spoken with President Maduro,” Santos said. “He has assured me he has ordered the withdrawal of troops from Colombian territory.”
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“I’m convinced this election means a crossroads. One option is to insist on or go down the wrong path. The other is to correct the errors,” Pinera said.
More than 20 closed bakeries, 2 occupied by the government and 4 closed, is the balance that has been left by the new regimen of bakery inspections implemented by the regime of Nicolás Maduro at Caracas locales.
HONDURAS POLITICS: Court Convicts Mexican, Hondurans For Plotting to Assassinate Juan Orlando Hernandez
Jesus Estrada, Victor Flores and Jose Contreras, were convicted of planning to kill the Honduran leader in a September 2014 scheme, said supreme court.
Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has called the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) “garbage” for highlighting the crisis in the Latin American country.
The violence comes despite a peace agreement signed last Novembers between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC.
“It’s impossible that nobody realized what was happening here, with vehicles coming and going,” said the prosecutor, Jorge Winckler Ortiz.
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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.
“Three million Venezuelans are eating out of rubbish today,” said the 28-year-old legislator Carlos Paparoni, nursing a few bruises after the Food Ministry protest.”
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos acknowledged funds were illegally obtained during his 2010 election campaign and asked the nation’s forgiveness for the “shameful” act.
Juan Orlando Hernandez, Xiomara Castro and Luis Zelaya have won their parties’ primary elections to become candidates ahead of the November general elections, electoral officials announced.
The electoral tribunal said Hernandez won 92.9 percent of the votes, to be the National Party candidate, with the rest going to his rival Roberto Castillo.
“Coca beat the United States,” Morales said during the public event Wednesday as some coca farmers listened to his speech chewing on coca leaves.
The Trump trademarks have now been granted by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, or IMPI for its initials in Spanish.
“We have great ideological and political differences with what Trump is doing and we will show our opposition in all possible scenarios,” Maduro said.
Cuban President Raul Castro on his recent visit to Caracas, backs Lenin Moreno, former vice president and candidate of Ecuador’s ruling Alianza Pais party.