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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An injunction signed by the president of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ), Judge Humberto Martins, restored the political rights of the former governor of Rio de Janeiro state, Anthony Garotinho. He intends to return...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay and Costa Rica are the Latin American countries with the greatest capacity to identify and punish corruption, according to a report published last week that paints a "heterogeneous picture" in the fight against...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Corruption indexes are springing up like mushrooms and it is easy to lose track of them. In the latest specimen called Capacity to Fight Corruption (CCC) Index, prepared by the AS/COA forum (American Society/Council of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On May 16, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) said he agreed that the Brazilian population lived better during the time of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's government. He affirmed, however, that the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The capture of public money by parliamentary amendments in Brazil is unparalleled compared to other countries. Brazilian deputies and senators interfere up to 20 times more in the Budget than members of the Organization...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the introduction of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption in 1997, the anti-corruption agenda gained significant prominence in Latin America. Several countries in the region began to execute the various commands emanating from that...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - São Paulo State's Civil Police arrested on Wednesday a 20-year-old man accused of fraudulently diverting nearly R$220,000 (US$42,000) from the bank accounts of Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar. According to the São Paulo Public Security Secretariat,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A survey by Kroll, a risk analysis and corporate governance firm, showed that Latin America is the region in the world with the highest perception that corruption risks are higher this year than last...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  The Covid CPI (Parliamentary Inquiry Commission) on Wednesday, July 7, heard testimony from the Ministry of Health's former director of Logistics, Roberto Ferreira Dias. According to Senator Omar Aziz (PSD-AM), he was arrested for...

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