3rd May 2016
Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot has asked the Supreme Court to authorise the start of corruption investigations against a prominent opposition leader, Senator Aecio Neves. Read More
25th April 2016
Brazil has said it repatriated $125m (£86m) last year siphoned off to foreign bank accounts by corrupt officials, politicians and businessmen. Read More
21st April 2016
Investigators in Petrobras corruption scandal vowed to continue search for more evidence in the scandal at the state-owned oil company. The investigation has also paired with president Dilma Roussef's impeachment. Read More
20th April 2016
A sweeping investigation into corruption in Brazil is targeting more infrastructure projects for this year's Olympic Games than previously made public, a federal prosecutor told Reuters, citing testimony from construction companies and executives. Read More
18th April 2016
Brazil’s president may soon lose her job over charges that she manipulated official accounts. Argentina’s former leader faced public inquiry last week in a money laundering probe. And Peru’s presidential front-runner has been forced to disavow her own father, convicted of embezzling millions of dollars in the 1990s and now sitting in prison. Read More
13th April 2016
Brazilian police arrested former senator Gim Argello on Tuesday, federal prosecutors said, as part of a two-year corruption investigation that has given momentum to impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. Read More
23rd March 2016
Rio de Janeiro - Brazilian engineering and construction giant Odebrecht was the target early Tuesday of a new phase of an investigation into a massive corruption scheme centered on state-controlled oil giant Petrobras. Read More
21st March 2016
A senator accused of involvement in Brazil's biggest corruption scandal said on Saturday President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor Lula were aware of it and tried to block investigations, as a poll showed support for her impeachment rising. Read More
17th March 2016
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in Thursday as President Dilma Rousseff’s chief of staff , in a controversial move that Rousseff’s critics say is an attempt to shield Lula da Silva from a corruption investigation. Read More
15th March 2016
The Petrobras corruption scandal rocking Brazil could see iconic leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva end up behind bars -- and even help bring down his successor President Dilma Rousseff. Read More