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Tag: Sergio Cabral

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian judge has included the name of former billionaire businessman, Eike Batista on the Interpol list of wanted criminals, after an arrest warrant was issued for the executive on...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Federal police in Brazil have issued a warrant for the arrest of billionaire businessman Eike Batista and eight others charging them with the money laundering of approximately US$100 million in...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The former governor of Rio de Janeiro, Sérgio Cabral, was transferred on Saturday (December 17th) from Federal Police incarceration in Curitiba back to the prison of Bangu 8, in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The state of Rio de Janeiro has seen two former governors arrested in the last two days. Former governor, Anthony Garotinho, was arrested on Wednesday, November 16th, accused of...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Luis Fernando de Souza, known as Pezão (Big Foot), was sworn in as Rio de Janeiro’s state governor on Thursday, January 1st together with his running-mate and now vice-governor Francisco...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Incumbent governor Luis Fernando de Souza, most commonly known as Pezão (‘Bigfoot’ in Portuguese), won the gubernatorial race in Rio de Janeiro against Marcelo Crivella. According to election officials,...
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Recent reports by major news outlet O Globo indicate a link between a political opposition party and the protesters that have been active across Rio. The report indicates...
By Milli Legrain, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The next twelve months are set to be a busy time in Brazilian politics, between the international spotlight of the World Cup, and the Presidential elections. Rio de Janeiro State...
By Kristen Nozell, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A group of young, self-declared anarchists occupied an area of Leblon Monday morning, close to the residence of Rio governor Sergio Cabral. The group descended on Avenida Delfim Moreira, close...

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