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Entries in Michel Temer (8)

Thursday
Jun292017

Rizzo and Moushey on Brazil: What’s Next for President Temer? 

Eloy Rizzo and Leah MousheyOn Monday (June 26), the Head Prosecutor of Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecution Service, Rodrigo Janot, formally accused President Michel Temer of “passive corruption” (i.e., the receipt of bribes) based on the testimony of executives from J&F Group, which controls meatpacking giant JBS.

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Tuesday
Jun272017

Brazil president charged with corruption

Brazil's chief prosecutor formally accused President Michel Temer of taking $11.5 million in bribes from a meatpacker in exchange for help resolving tax disputes and securing bank loans.

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Tuesday
Sep272016

Andy Spalding: Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Revolution Continues

Brazil’s Supreme Court has authorized a federal investigation into Brazilian President Michel Temer’s role in the sprawling corruption scandal known as Operation Car Wash. If Temer’s presidency does not survive the investigation -- and I’m betting it won’t -- it will be another chapter in what may be the most dramatic anti-corruption enforcement story this world has ever seen.

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Wednesday
Aug312016

Brazil president removed from office

Brazil’s Senate voted Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office. The vote was 61 to 20, well clear of the two-thirds needed to pass the impeachment motion.

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Tuesday
Jun212016

Brazil interim president denies graft allegations in Petrobras scandal

Brazil’s interim president Michele Temer (Image courtesy of TVNBR/Youtube)Brazil's interim president Michele Temer has denied allegations that he received campaign donations tied to the Petrobras corruption scandal.

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Thursday
Jun022016

Andy Spalding: ‘Brazil’s got no use for an anti-anti-corruption minister’

Brazil’s Acting President, Michel TemerBrazil’s historic anti-corruption moment has reached a glorious, if ironic, crescendo.

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Wednesday
May252016

Andy Spalding: Is Brazil’s anti-corruption moment in jeopardy?

Brazil’s anti-corruption effort remains largely in tact, though at least two recent events begin to raise suspicions.

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Friday
May132016

Acting Brazil President Dissolves Anti-Corruption Agency

The first formal act of Brazil’s interim president has been a Provisional Measure that completely dissolves Brazil’s main anti-corruption enforcement agency, the Comptroller General (CGU).

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