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Brazil’s House Speaker Won’t Fall Without Dragging His Colleagues with Him

On June 14, Brazil’s congressional ethics committee voted to remove Deputy Eduardo Cunha from ...

House leadership meets after new Speaker Rebelo is elected

A Communist Is Third in Line to Brazil’s Presidency

A close ally of Brazilian president Lula da Silva, communist Aldo Rebelo from the ...

Brazil’s Lula in Rare Victory Makes the Speaker of the House

The victory by the government’s candidate for the presidency of the Chamber of Deputies, ...

Brazil’s Speaker of the House Bribery Case Goes to the Supreme

Brazil’s Federal Police commissioner Sérgio Menezes affirmed that there is already sufficient evidence that ...

Cornered, Brazil’s House Speaker Goes on the Attack

In a news conference Sunday, September 11, Brazil’s Speaker of the House (president of ...

Second in Line of Presidential Succession in Brazil Guilty of Extortion

The owner of the Fiorella, a restaurant and snack bar chain, Sebastião Augusto Buani, ...

Brazil’s House Speaker Wasn’t Bribed Says Entrepreneur

After testifying before the members of the investigatory commission installed in the Brazilian Chamber ...

Brazil’s House Speaker Rebuts Charges of Corruption and Counterattacks

The president of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, Severino Cavalcanti (PP party from Pernambuco state), ...

Lula’s Defeat in Congress Should Delay Brazil’s Reforms

Latin American shares again turned to the upside, following weakness in the previous session ...