The FBI is investigating corporate giants for allegedly paying kickbacks.
Brazil is home to more than half of the world’s plant and animal species, but its ecological paradises are facing growing threats from big business and criminal outfits who have found a champion in far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, experts say.
A Spanish court acquits former Barcelona president Rosell, who spent nearly two years in pre-trial custody, of money laundering.
A Brazilian appeals court on Tuesday reduced leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s 12-year sentence for bribery and money laundering.
Executives at Vale SA quashed efforts to audit one of the company’s mining dams.
Brazilian territory will not be used to militarily intervene in Venezuela, says Mourão.
International condemnation of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro grew on Sunday after he deployed troops to block foreign aid convoys, with Brazil branding it criminal and urging allies to join a “liberation effort” of the South American nation.
Global food companies Danone and Dairy Partners Americas Brasil (DPA), partly owned by Nestle
Brazilian police arrest 5 people in connection with the iron-ore waste dam collapse.
Firefighters call for the evacuation of the Brazilian town hit by a deadly mudslide.
At least 34 people are killed after a tailings dam collapsed Friday afternoon.
Brazil would be one of the top 50 in which to do business, says Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazil to add the Trans-Amazonian Highway to the list of projects for privatisation.
Brazil and Argentina have agreed to work together to modernise Mercosur.
Brazil’s government will seek to classify “invasions” of farmland as akin to terrorism.
Brazilian President to issue a decree, to make it easier for citizens to own a gun.
Bolsonaro gives his government secretary restrictive powers over NGOs.
Army captain-turned-politician Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn in as Brazil’s president.
Brazil’s business community presses Bolsonaro to make good on campaign promises.
Emerging countries suffer a setback and will outgrow developed economies later.
42 people are charged for their role in the alleged so-called “Car Wash” probe.
Brazilian authorities expel illegal loggers from a remote area of the Amazon.
Phnom Penh Court re-sentenced a Belgian man for trafficking over 1 kg of cocaine.
Bolsonaro says he would take all action to oppose the gov’ts of Venezuela and Cuba.
Brazil’s epic “Car Wash” corruption investigation has taken down presidents and led to the largest corporate leniency deal ever signed.
Norway will pay Brazil US$70 million for reducing deforestation in the Amazon in 2017.
Plans are underway to get ahead of human traffickers in one of Brazil’s poorest states.
Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year.
Cuban doctors in Brazil begin to head home amid a diplomatic spat.
The destruction of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches its highest level in a decade.