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Rousseff Gets Lula’s Advice on Whether to Fire Her Beleaguered Chief of Staff

The president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, was expected to consult her predecessor Luiz Inácio ...

Antonio Palocci

Brazil Congress to Inquire How President’s Chief of Staff Multiplied Fortune by 20

Not even five months, Brazil’s young government faces its first scandal. It involves presidential ...

Chief of staff Antonio Palocci

Brazil Wants to Know How President’s Chief of Staff Got 20 Times Richer in 5 Years

In Brazil, revelations of a several times surge in the personal wealth of president’s ...

Brazil’s Ex Finance Minister Charged with Money-Laundering and Conspiracy

Brazil’s former Finance Minister, Antônio Palocci, was indicted Thursday, April 27, for four crimes ...

Brazilian Police Charges Ex-Finance Minister with Violating Caretaker’s Bank Account

The Brazilian Federal Police formally charged former Minister of Finance, Antonio Palocci, with breaking ...

Brazil’s Fallen Finance Minister Says He Did No Wrong

"During these three years in the government, I never supported misuse of public goods, ...

Brazilian Industry Laments Palocci’s Resignation and Calls for Serenity

Brazil’s National Industrial Confederation (CNI) lamented this Monday, March 27, the resignation of Antonio ...

The Reconstitution of a Crime: How Brazilian High Officials Broke the Law

Last March 16, the minister of Finance, Antônio Palocci, received a visit from the ...

Brazil’s Fallen Finance Minister Talks About Meanness Against Him

Brazil’s Ministry of Finance released the entire text of the resignation letter that former ...

Brazil’s Finance Minister Out for Disrespecting Law, Says Lula’s Leader in Senate

When he announced the president of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), Guido Mantega, as ...