Mariano Vela, a geologist with 20 years of experience in the oil sector, will oversee Chevron Corp's operations in Brazil, reported Reuters. According to his Linkedin profile, Vela has been Chevron's "Global Earth Science Sponsor" since January 2015.
Petrobras removed restrictions on doing business with Odebrecht. Both Petrobras and Odebrecht were the center of corruption investigations.
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
One of the largest international corruption scandals is unfolding across Latin America. At its center are a Brazilian construction dynasty and a story of bribery at the highest levels of government that has become all too familiar in Latin America's largest country. Overview On December 21, 2016, the United States Justice Department announced that Odebrecht, … Continue reading Odebrecht Corruption Scandal