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One single company, the Brazilian construction giant, Odebrecht, managed to pay off politicians and their aides to obtain exclusivity in bidding processes in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Corruption knows no boundaries, skin color, ideology, ethnicity … Full article

The Venezuelan National Assembly declared Monday the “abandonment of office” by the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, despite the order against such a vote by the Supreme Court. The parliamentary …

Investigators found a system of “professional” corruption in the Brazilian construction company. The company had a bribe management department. Construction company Odebrecht and its petrochemical arm Braskem testified before …

Whatever remained of Greece’s economy after the crisis evaporated as the country adopted IMF and Troika austerity polices which today, the very same IMF admits were a mistake. The …

Donald Trump has resorted to the language that he knows best: business. The American President-elect launched a warning to the Cuban regime regarding the conditions in which the Cuban …

Dilma Rousseff will keep a small army of servants despite having been sacked from office by a vote of 61 – 20. America’s rage for global dominance puts democracy … Full article

A political party -like the Worker’s party- that does not even try to save its own leader is a dead political party. In the speech with which she tried …

Monday, Dilma Rousseff will cross the blue room at the Brazilian Federal Senate. There, she will face her 81 judges; 81 senators. It will be the first time in …

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has vowed that if the Venezuelan opposition dares cross “the limits of a coup”, the power of the State will launch a counteroffensive …

The current impeachment process on the Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff is bogus. The reason for this is that the crimes that she is being accused of committing are peanuts …

With many of the world’s eyes set on the Olympic Games in Rio, Dilma Rousseff began the morning of Wednesday on a melancholic countdown to leave her position for …

The not surprising decision by a US appeals court that Ecuador had illegally charged Chevron makes it impossible for the country to obtain payment in US territory. In March …

The spiral of violence that shakes Caracas intensifies. During the month of July, 535 corpses, victims of violent deaths, arrived at the headquarters of the Forensics Laboratory of Caracas, …

The country is now controlled by one single party after president Daniel Ortega stripped opposing parliamentarians from their status. The Electoral Tribunal of Nicaragua delivered Friday total control of Parliament …

PORTO ALEGRE — Let’s be clear: Brazil is in no threat of being attacked by Islamic terrorists. However, the mainstream media and the government have been orchestrating a country-wide …

The countdown for thousands of tourists and athletes from around the world to arrive in Brazil has begun. Brazil is a week and a half away from hosting the …

Rumor has it in Brazil that there is now a group in the country whose members are ISIS followers.  PORTO ALEGRE — The Olympic Games will begin on August …

Venezuela has gone in a few months from being one of the major oil exporters in the world, to becoming the leading seller of gold on the planet. With …

A report prepared by experts of the Brazilian Senate notes that there is no evidence that the suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, participated in the fiscal maneuvers which resulted in …

More than ten indigenous groups are being threatened by a wave of mercury contamination in the Amazon. The situation jeopardizes the lives of children and pregnant women from these …

Economists warn that the country’s economy is the worst in 25 years. According to cooked up government numbers, the unemployment rate in Brazil has now reached 10%. In reality, …

In Brazil the country’s largest newspaper has published a transcript of a secret recording leaked to the newspaper. The words recorded are the plot by the rich Brazilian elite, …

The cautionary tale that is the rather spectacular collapse of Venezuela continues. Were you aware that Venezuela banned guns for private citizens a mere four years ago, in 2012? …

In addition to interviewing former Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, about the Mensalão, Operation Lava-Jato and the impeachment of his protegé, The Intercept’s journalist, Glenn Greenwald, also sat down with the …

Former Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks to Intercept journalist, Glenn Greenwald, about his views on the Mensalão, Operation Lava-Jato, the impeachment of her protegé, Dilma Rousseff …