Tag: <span>Workers Party</span>

Former Brazilian President Silva Charged by São Paulo Prosecutors

Top Story — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was indicted on Wednesday for grand larceny and money laundering, among other crimes, over his alleged relationship with a […] Read More >

Brazilian Construction Titans Arrested in Corruption Probe

Top Story — The heads of Brazil’s two largest construction firms were arrested on Friday in connection with a massive corruption investigation which continues to expand and may soon reach […] Read More >

Mass Protests in Brazil Call for Impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff

Protesters in over 150 cities across Brazil demanded the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff and an end to corruption on Sunday. Rousseff’s administration is struggling to reverse an economic downturn […] Read More >

High-Ranking Workers’ Party Official Testifies on Petrobras Scandal

Top Story — João Vaccari Neto, the treasurer of Brazil’s ruling Workers’ Party, testified on Thursday about his alleged involvement in the massive kickback scheme involving billions of dollars at […] Read More >

Dilma Rousseff Becomes Brazil’s First Woman President

Today in Latin America Top Story — Dilma Rousseff of the governing Workers Party was elected as Brazil’s first female president on Sunday, defeating opposition candidate José Serra in a […] Read More >

Brazilian Presidential Election To Go To Runoff; Dilma Rousseff Fails To Break 50 Percent Threshold

Today in Latin America Top Story — With 96 percent of the votes counted as of Sunday night, no winner has been declared in the Brazilian presidential election, according to […] Read More >