Tag: Fernando Collor

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This month marks 30 years since the presidents of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay, meeting in Asunción, signed the document creating Mercosur. From this act, a regional bloc was born, which today, if it were...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) Chief Justice Luiz Fux said he was against President Jair Bolsonaro's impeachment. In an interview with Estado de S.Paulo newspaper on February 7th, he stated that Brazil will not...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Why does the Curmudgeon focus on Brazil’s political parties now? First answer: Because, like Mount Everest, they’re there—boy, are they there! There are 35 registered parties, another fifty or so...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A combination of facts discovered in Operation Lava Jato (car wash) regarding a huge money laundering scandal in Brazil involving oil giant Petrobras together with a weak economy, have led...
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Worse than having a government plagued by corruption – a problem by no means exclusive to the Brazilian society – is denouncing corruption and then allowing it to remain unpunished. We are...



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