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
10th March 2016
Sao Paulo: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was charged in a money laundering investigation led by Sao Paulo state prosecutors on Wednesday, intensifying scrutiny of the politician questioned in a separate federal graft probe last week. Read More
7th March 2016
Police searched the home of Brazil's powerful ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and detained him for questioning Friday in a probe into a huge corruption scheme. Read More
4th March 2016
Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday voted to allow the Lower House speaker Edward Cunha to go on trial for corruption. Read More
2nd March 2016
Federal prosecutors who uncovered a huge corruption scandal at oil company Petrobras are looking into whether Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva received undue favors from engineering companies they are investigating. Read More
25th February 2016
Federal police said they raided the offices of Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau SA on Thursday and issued an arrest warrant for its chief executive on suspicion the company evaded hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes. Read More