Tag: Congress

A meeting of Brazil's House of Representatives - EBC

The Way Brazil Congress Found to Deal with Their Crimes: Amnesty for All

  The recent list with almost 100 names sent by Brazil’s Federal Prosecutor’s Office ...

Brazilian president, Michel Temer - Marcos Corrêa/PR

Brazil President Gets First Win in Congress in Fight to Contain Public Spending

A congressional committee in Brazil approved on Thursday a constitutional amendment that would limit ...

Jirau hydroelectric in Brazil

Brazilian Government to Get More Involved in Big Construction Projects

The new Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has decided that in the case of large ...

Brazilian Congress in Brasília

In Brazil Lawmakers Will Make More than Their US and European Peers

Brazilian lawmakers (Lower House and Senate) thanks to a generous recent 62% increase will ...

Empty Brazilian Congress

Brazil Congress Is in Recess While Lula Loosens Purse Strings

The Brazilian Congress officially went into recess. This recess is in the constitution where ...

Folha de S. Paulo newspaper

Brazil Congress Ignores Court Order to Hand Over Expenses List

Daily newspaper Folha de S. Paulo has filed a Writ of Security with Brazil's ...

Folha de S. Paulo front page

67%: Senate Scandal Hasn’t Hurt Lula’s Popularity in Brazil

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the president of Brazil, has an approval rating of ...

Brazilian senate

Brazil: In the Face of Mired-in-Corruption Congress, President Lula Looks the Other Way

The article entitled “Brazil’s Scandal-plagued Senate: House of Horrors” published July 9 by British ...

Arlindo Chinaglia

Brazil Won’t Consider Venezuela’s Admission to Mercosur Before 2008

Venezuela will not be considered by Brazil's Congress for a vote of incorporation as ...