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Brazilian Supreme Court removes Judge from Petrobras Investigation

The forces of corruption and deceit have gotten a temporary victory. The Brazilian Supreme Court, under the orders of one of its magistrate, has removed judge Sergio Moro, the man in charge of investigating the Petrobras scandal, from the case. The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil conceded a request made by the Rousseff administration last week, in which the government asked for reviewing Moro’s actions in revealing the telephone ...Read full article...

Over two-thirds of Brazilians support Impeaching Dilma Rousseff

As it often happens in corrupted versions of politics, few members of the elite are never held accountable for their abuses of power, but when they do, they are brought to justice for lesser crimes which can carry almost no prison terms while the most disgusting crimes against a population is kept in the back burner. After over a decade in power, the Worker’s Party of Brazil has committed ...Read full article...

Brazil’s Top Political Conspirators

An audio reveals the plot. The Brazilian president sent his predecessor a document which appointed him minister to use “if necessary”. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and her godfather, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are, undoubtedly, the two major conspirators of the current  corruption scandal in Brazil. Rousseff announced that her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, denounced for corruption, will be her chief of staff for the remaining of her ...Read full article...

Dilma Rousseff: In defence of her Godfather

It is not the place of an elected president to decide if someone is innocent or guilty. It is not a president’s duty to defend or to attack a politician whose behavior has risen suspicion. An elected president must remain neutral, for he or she is the representative of a nation, not of a political party. In Brazil, however, it is quite the opposite. Here, Dilma Rousseff has proven ...Read full article...

Prosecutors request Prison for Lula while Investigation is conducted

They express their fear that the president mobilizes its “violent support network” to hinder the process against him. The Prosecutor of São Paulo has requested preventive detention for the country’s former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The former president and member of the Workers Party (PT), was denounced by the same body on Wednesday for money laundering and concealment of assets. Now, prosecutors say there is a risk ...Read full article...

Mexico City’s Water has been Contaminated with Asbestos for Years

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), all forms of asbestos are carcinogenic, but in Mexico the government continues to use it to build pipelines that carry drinking water to millions of people in Mexico City. Drinking water in Mexico City is distributed through pipes made with of asbestos, a material known as a carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO). The tubes are replaced with polyethylene when broken, ...Read full article...

Is Brazil closer to bringing to Justice members of its corrupt Elite?

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the shoeshine boy who rose to become the first president of Brazil’s working class, is still a hero to millions of Brazilians who know nothing about his dark side and a symbol of change in the largest country in Latin America. His arrest and questioning last Friday, in connection with a huge corruption scandal can turn him a symbol of another kind: the end ...Read full article...

Desperate ‘Lula’ Launches Attacks against President Rousseff

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has left behind his slogan of peace and love that he adopted during the 2002 elections, when he was elected president of Brazil. Cornered by the ongoing investigations known as Operation Lava Jato, which looks into corruption at the state oil giant Petrobras, he has resorted to attacking as his defense strategy. Ironically, the subject of his latest attacks is no one else than ...Read full article...

Venezuela Agonizes

Gas goes up 6000% and the currency is devalued almost 60% What can you buy with your salary, even with a 20% increase when gas goes up 6000 percent and the currency devalues by 58 percent? Well, this is the reality of most Venezuelan people. The country not only suffers from food shortages and heavy government imposed restrictions, but its people are now scrambling to make their Bolivares go ...Read full article...

Venezuela Is Out of Food

Here’s What an Economic Collapse Really Looks Like. After several years of long lines, rationing, and shortages, the socialist country does not have enough food to feed its population, and the opposition government has declared a “nutritional emergency.” This is just the most recent nail in the beleaguered country’s slow, painful economic collapse. Many people expect an economic collapse to be shocking, instant, and dramatic, but really, it’s far more gradual ...Read full article...

Brazil’s Real plunged 40% against the U.S. dollar in Two Years

Brazil’s stock market collapsed by 51% in the last year. Brazil is heading for disaster… Brazil is the world’s eighth biggest economy and the fifth most populated country. It’s the “B” in “BRICS,” Wall Street’s acronym for big emerging markets with huge growth potential. Russia, India, China, and South Africa are the other four BRICS. Brazil’s economy grew rapidly from 2000 to 2010. Wall Street expected Brazil to keep growing fast and to ...Read full article...

Brazil for Sale to the Highest Bidder

The Chinese government and foreign corporations are hunting for sweet deals to acquire land and infrastructure. The Brazilian economic and political crisis and the appreciation by almost 50% of the US dollar against the real in the last 12 months have provided foreign investors the ideal scenario to buy off pretty much anything that is for sale. On the one hand, Brazilian entrepreneurs have a noose tied to their ...Read full article...

Brazil Sanctions Law to Confiscate 30% of people’s Foreign Investments

The government will dig deeper into taxpayer pockets to ‘heal’ its crisis. When a government has no money, it either prints it from thin air or steals it from taxpayers’ pockets. In the case of Brazil, its state of indebtedness and disastrous credit rating does not allow it to borrow more money abroad without having to pay hefty fees, so Dilma Rousseff has signed a new law, which was ...Read full article...

Big Agra-driven Deforestation is behind floods in South America

El Niño is a cyclical phenomenon, is part of nature, but its effects can be exacerbated by deforestation. The top-three causes of the recent floods in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay are El Niño, AgriBusiness and extremely lousy location of villages. The El Niño phenomenon has brought more rain than usual to south of Latin America, but it alone does not explain the overflowing rivers that have forced over 160,000 ...Read full article...

Costa Rica Under Siege

A politico-military entity is running rampant in the country with the complicity of the sitting president, Luis Guillermo Solis. Costa Rica is well-known worldwide for its natural beauty, friendly population and protection of natural resources. It has even been called the Central American Switzerland. The country has not had an active military since it was abolished over half a century ago. However, that does not mean that Costa Rica ...Read full article...
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