Tag: Anti-Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, April 26th, President Jair Bolsonaro sent Congress attachments to the Brazil-U.S. Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement (ATEC). Prepared jointly by the Ministries of Economy and Foreign Affairs, the annexes, which constitute a...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Although Brazil’s government has stated that it has made significant strides in complying with the requirements to be admitted into the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), some compliance experts say some of the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Brazil on Sunday, December 5th, to protest the anti-corruption bill approved by the Chamber of Deputies last week. According to protesters, the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In the early hours of Wednesday, November 30th, as Brazilians grieved the deaths of Chapecoense soccer players in a tragic plane crash, Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies approved the much-anticipated anti-corruption...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled the Ficha Limpa, (or “Clean Record”) anti-corruption law to be constitutional, announcing that it would be enforced for the upcoming municipal elections...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It was not so long ago that Brazilians would have thought twice about protesting, after two decades of suppression by the ruling military regime. Now, 26 years of democracy has...



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