Brazilian Senate Votes to Reinstate Senator Accused of Corruption

The Brazilian Senate voted 44 to 26 on Tuesday to return Aecio Neves back to the legislative body. The vote in favor of Senator Neves is a blow to recent anti-corruption efforts in Brazil. Latin America's largest country is embroiled in a massive corruption scandal that began more than three years ago. The investigation called Operation … Continue reading Brazilian Senate Votes to Reinstate Senator Accused of Corruption

Another Presidential Crisis Throws Brazil Into Turmoil

Two back to back corruption accusations against President Michel Temer have brought the largest country in Latin America to a standstill. A recorded conversation between Temer and a Brazilian businessman personally implicates the president in corruption. On the tape, Temer approves the use of hush money to buy the silence of Eduardo Cunha. (Cunha was … Continue reading Another Presidential Crisis Throws Brazil Into Turmoil