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Brazil's Moro says victim of 'revenge' for corruption drive

Bras - Brazil's justice minister hit back Wednesday at allegations he conspired to keep jailed leftist icon Luis Inacio Lula da Silva out of the 2018 presidential race, saying he was the victim of "revenge" over his anti-corruption drive.

Scandal-ridden Brazil giant Odebrecht seeks bankruptcy protection

S - Scandal-ridden Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, which has admitted to spending nearly $800 million to bribe officials across Latin America to win contracts, filed for bankruptcy protection Monday, judicial sources said.

Scandal-ridden Brazil giant Odebrecht seeks bankruptcy protection

S - Scandal-ridden Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, which has admitted to spending nearly $800 million to bribe officials across Latin America to win contracts, filed for bankruptcy protection Monday, judicial sources said.

Brazil development bank chief quits, fueling political crisis

Rio De Janeiro - The head of Brazil's powerful state development bank quit on Sunday, a day after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to sack him, fueling a political crisis engulfing the government.

Brazil development bank chief quits, fueling political crisis

Rio De Janeiro - The head of Brazil's powerful state development bank quit Sunday a day after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to sack him, fueling a political crisis engulfing the government.

Rio's far-right governor would use 'a missile' against criminals

Rio De Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro's far-right governor Wilson Witzel has advocated using a "missile" to blow up criminals in one of the Brazilian city's most violent slums.

Man who stabbed Brazil's Bolsonaro jailed indefinitely

Rio De Janeiro - A Brazilian judge on Friday acquitted a mentally ill man of attacking far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on last year's campaign trail, but jailed him for an "indefinite period.

Brazil's president says criminalizing homophobia could 'hurt' gays

Bras - Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to criminalize homophobia, saying it could "hurt" gays by deterring companies from hiring them.

Brazil strike disrupts transport ahead of Copa America

S - A nationwide strike disrupted public transport in Brazil on Friday as thousands of protesters took to the streets across the country to march against President Jair Bolsonaro's pension reform, ahead of the Copa America opener.

Greenwald defiant after 'grotesque' threats over Brazil's Car Wash leaks

Rio De Janeiro - US journalist Glenn Greenwald said Thursday he has received "grotesque" threats also targeting his husband and children after publishing leaked chats showing Brazil's justice minister conspired to keep leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva out of the ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro sacks third minister in six months

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday sacked his third minister since taking office following months of fighting between the military and far-right ideological factions of his embattled government.

Greenwald defiant after 'grotesque' threats over Brazil's Car Wash leaks

Rio De Janeiro - US journalist Glenn Greenwald said Thursday he has received "grotesque" threats also targeting his husband and children after publishing leaked chats showing Brazil's justice minister conspired to keep leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva out of the ...

Defiant: Brazil's Moro resists calls to quit over Car Wash leak

Rio De Janeiro - A hero to Brazilians fed up with corruption, Justice Minister Sergio Moro is wounded but defiant after accusations of unethical -- or even illegal -- behavior in a sprawling anti-graft investigation that has polarized the country.

Brazil court dodges debate on Lula's release, days after document leak

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday unexpectedly avoided debating a request for the early release of leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, as social media fury intensified over leaked documents showing a conspiracy to keep him out of the 2018 election ...

Brazil court debates Lula's release, days after document leak

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's Supreme Court will debate the early release of leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Tuesday, as social media rage intensified over leaked documents showing a conspiracy to keep him out of the 2018 election race.

Brazil leak has limited impact on Car Wash probe: analysts

Rio De Janeiro - Leaked documents showing Brazilian anticorruption investigators conspired to keep leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva out of the 2018 presidential race ignited a firestorm on social media Monday, but analysts downplayed the potential fall-out.

Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet reported Sunday.

Argentina, Brazil say free trade accord with EU at hand

Buenos Aires - The presidents of Argentina and Brazil said Thursday that an agreement is imminent on a free trade agreement between the European Union and the South American trading bloc Mercosur.

Brazil's record murder rate in 2017 even higher than first thought

Rio De Janeiro - The record number of murders in Brazil in 2017 is even higher than previously thought, researchers said Wednesday, warning that President Jair Bolsonaro's order to ease gun laws could fuel the deadly violence.

Brazil jobless rate falls but record number give up looking

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's jobless rate fell in the latest three-month period, data showed Friday, but the number of people who gave up looking for work hit a record high as the economy totters on the edge of recession.

Tens of thousands protest in Brazil over education cuts

Bras - Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities in Brazil on Thursday for a second nationwide demonstration in as many weeks over the government's plan to slash education spending.

Thousands protest in Brazil over education cuts

Bras - Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Brazil's capital Thursday following calls for a second nationwide demonstration in as many weeks over the government's plan to slash education spending.

Brazil faces recession risk after economy shrinks in first quarter

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's economy shrank in the first quarter of the year, official data showed Thursday, taking Latin America's biggest country to the brink of recession for the first time in two years.Gross domestic product contracted 0.

Brazil economy shrinks 0.2 percent in first quarter: official amj/jm

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's economy shrank in the first quarter of the year, official data showed Thursday, taking Latin America's biggest country to the brink of recession for the first time in two years. Gross domestic product contracted 0.

Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead

Rio De Janeiro - At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday over an apparent gang dispute, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and deadly prison system.

Brazil ex-billionaire fined $134 million for insider trading

S - Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an appeal against a 30-year jail sentence.

Brazil braces for another tailings dam collapse

Belo Horizonte - Thousands of Brazilians braced Monday for the possible collapse of another tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale that threatens to spew millions of tons of toxic sludge over towns, rivers and forest.

Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead

S - Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, the regional prison authority said.

Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead

S - Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, the regional prison authority said.

WHO praises Brazil lawsuit against tobacco giants

Rio De Janeiro - The World Health Organization has praised Brazil's move to sue two global cigarette makers and their local units for costs of treating tobacco-related diseases, but the firms said Friday they were still waiting for details of the lawsuit.
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