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Brazilian anti-corruption crusader backs Bolsonaro 2022 re-election

13 Aug 2019

BRASILIA Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who oversaw Brazil's biggest corruption probe as a federal judge, said on Monday he has no interest in elected office and that President Jair Bolsonaro is his candidate for the 2022 election.

Brazil top court suspends ex-president Lula's move to Sao Paulo jail

08 Aug 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended a lower court decision to transfer imprisoned former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from the southern city of Curitiba to a penitentiary in the state of Sao Paulo.

Brazil Supreme Court justices delay decision on Lula appeal

26 Jun 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not impartial.

Embattled Brazil justice minister decries leaked texts in corruption probe

20 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe.

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts

18 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts.

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts

18 Jun 2019

BRASILIA, June 18 Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts.

Brazil wants China to invest in its infrastructure - vice president

14 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil wants Chinese investment in infrastructure projects as long as investors create local jobs and play by Brazilian rules, Vice President Hamilton Mourao told Reuters in an interview.

Top Brazil appeals court suspends decision preventing Braskem dividend

13 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's top appeals court on Wednesday suspended a decision that prevented petrochemical company Braskem SA from holding a shareholders meeting to discuss the distribution of dividends.

Top Brazil appeals court suspends decision preventing Braskem dividend

13 Jun 2019

BRASILIA, June 12 Brazil's top appeals court on Wednesday suspended a decision that prevented petrochemical company Braskem SA from holding a shareholders meeting to discuss the distribution of dividends.

Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales

07 Jun 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras.

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