Brazil prosecutors announce return of $60 million to Petrobras

Federal prosecutors announced the return of over $60 million to the coffers of Petrobras, recovered by means of Operation Car Wash. "This is the largest return of funds ever carried

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Brazil: 4 companies and 22 people charged for Mariana tragedy

Mariana (MG)-rupture of two dams of the mining company Samarco last Thursday (5). Amid the backdrop of a lot of mud, clay and destruction, what remains resembles a ghost town (Antonio Cruz/Agência Brazil)

Regarded as Brazil's biggest environmental tragedy, the episode that left 19 dead took place a year ago, on November

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Lula would be exempted from attending court hearings

Federal Judge Sergio Moro, in charge of the proceedings under Operation Car Wash, granted the request of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's defense lawyers to have himself

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Brazil: Babies of mothers infected with Zika will be monitored for up to 3 years

Women affected by the epidemic of Zika come together to share experiences and support

Babies whose mothers were infected with the virus during pregnancy Zika will be monitored for up to 3 years, even if they have not reported any symptom

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Lula ordered to appear at Federal Court in Paraná

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was ordered Thursday (Nov. 17) to attend the Federal Court of Paraná, in Curitiba, on November 21, 23 and 25. He was summonsed

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Indigenous people make ritual for arrest of shamanistic River former governor

Rio de Janeiro-Indians and firefighters celebrate arrest of Sergio Cabral, Governor of Rio in front of the headquarters of the Federal Police (Tania Rego/agency Brazil)

The arrest of former governor Sérgio Cabral was celebrated this Thursday (Nov. 17) in Rio by indigenous people with the

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Brazil-US trade stance will not be harmed by Trump, says ambassador

Brasilia-the U.S. Ambassador in Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, during the first meeting of the Defense Industry Dialogue Brazil and United States, in the Itamaraty Palace (Marcelo Camargo/agency Brazil)

United States ambassador to Brazil AyaldeMarcelo Camargo Liliana/Brazil Agency

The United States ambassador to Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, said Donald Trump's

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Ex-governor River received "allowances" from construction firms for eight years

Arrested today (Nov. 17) by the Federal Police, former Rio de Janeiro Governor Sérgio Cabral pocketed bribes from construction firms during his two tenures, from 2007 to 2014, said representatives

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"Bitter remedies" necessary to lead Brazil out of recession, Fear tells senator

In an address at a dinner meeting at the presidential Alvorada Palace, President Michel Temer urged his Senate allies to approve the constitution amendment bill to cap government spending is

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Another River state ex-governor arrested

The Federal Police (PF), in coordination with the Federal Prosecution Service (MPF) and the Federal Revenue Service (RFB), launched Operation Calicut this morning (Nov. 17). It investigates embezzlement in connection

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