“Treating corruption as society’s only problem is a problem,” says Brazilian economist Luiz Gonzaga Belluzzo, who talks of the damage to the Brazilian economy caused by the Lava Jato and Carne Fraca investigations.
The catastrophic loss of another fifth of Brazil’s rainforest could happen within one generation. It’s happened before. It’s happening now.
A new report by The Intercept reveals that the judge who helped jail former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva likely aided federal prosecutors in their corruption case in an attempt to prevent Lula’s Workers’ Party from winning the 2018 presidential election.
Judge Sergio Moro repeatedly counseled prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol via Telegram during more than two years of Operation Car Wash.
Watch: From Colombia and Brazil, Kei Pritsker expounds on the decades of US meddling in South America that preceded the ongoing coup in Venezuela.
Marielle Franco’s killers were not out to rid themselves of a 38-year-old member of Rio City Council who dedicated her days to pressing political causes. They wanted to silence an idea. Franco Read More…