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Lula knows no Limits to his Corruption

The former Brazilian president is now meeting deputies and negotiating votes against impeaching Dilma Rousseff. “The Government of Brazil has been transferred from Planalto to the Palace Golden Tulip hotel.” This affirmation was made by Federal Deputy Rodrigo Maia, a Democrat from the opposition party, may seem exaggerated, but it is real. It is in this Brasilia hotel where the former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of the Workers ...Read full article...

Paper: Rousseff and Aécio Neves used Public Money in their 2014 Campaigns

One of the main newspapers of Brasil, Folha de São Paulo, has added a new explosive detail to the corruptions scandals that surround Dilma Rousseff and the political class in Brazil. According to the newspaper, both Rousseff and her adversary, Aécio Neves, from the PMDB, used public money that had been destined to build infrastructure for the FIFA World Cup that took place in Brazil in 2014. In a ...Read full article...

America: World’s Leading Tax Haven

Panama Papers Ignore Massive Corruption and Racketeering in America Obama publicly criticizes tax avoidance while quietly encouraging high-net worth foreigners to shift wealth to America, free from taxation. The Lectric Law Library says “(s)ince the ‘80s, the US has been the largest tax and regulatory haven for non-resident foreign nationals in the world.” Foreign-based individuals “can buy the newly issued Reg. S stock of a US company at a ...Read full article...

Safra Group accused of Bribing Government Agency in Brazil

The banker Joseph Safra and his group are acussed of paying more than four million dollars to get rid of fines, according to the prosecution. The second richest man in Brazil, Joseph Safra, from the private Safra Group, has been accused of corruption for the alleged payment of bribes to avoid government imposed fines. Investigators believe that the banker, who is worth an estimated $18 billion, according to Forbes ...Read full article...

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...

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...

Brazil’s Economic Debacle

This is what The Economist magazine did not say in its simplistic and reductionist report. In one of many interviews, Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer said that a person must “know the weeds, to have lived in them”. Grazer meant that a person wouldn’t want to get involved in something which he had not enough knowledge about. Even though Grazer was explaining his view as to how to become a delegator, ...Read full article...

The Brazilian Economy has Yet to Bottom Out

The Brazilian economy is like a rotting corpse. Everyone knows it is dead and everyone can smell its decomposing remains from far away. The only reason why the economy in Brazil has not totally imploded is due to the same reason other large economies in the western world have not collapsed. Governments have been resourcing to perpetual indebtedness and out of control money printing to cope with the weakening ...Read full article...

The Pentagon is a notorious sinkhole of waste, fraud and abuse

Remember earlier reports about $7,600 coffee makers, $640 toilet seats, $436 dollar hammers and numerous other US military items, including hugely overpriced weapons systems, some for ones never used or don’t work. The Pentagon is a notorious sinkhole of waste, fraud and abuse. Trillions of dollars are unaccounted for. Oversight is entirely lacking. America’s war machine does what it pleases. Since 1996, the Defense Department was never held accountable ...Read full article...

Corrupt Politicians in Brazil Exempt Themselves from Corruption

Congressional Commission exonerates Lula and Dilma in Petrobras corruption case. oday the mafia that governs Brazil woke up laughing out loud at the people who thought the country still had a future. The mafia cannot stop laughing at the people who thought that the politicians of the Worker’s Party (PT) and the PMDB would do justice in the Petrobras scandal. According to the report of the congressional commission, there ...Read full article...

Rousseff’s Government still breaking Accounting Laws

The government of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has committed and continues to commit “serious irregularities” in the management of public accounts, said Friday the prosecutor in charge of investigating government wrongdoings with public funds. The member of the Public Accounts Ministry, Julio Marcelo de Oliveira, detected manoeuvres by the government during the last fiscal year to manipulate its standing. These practices have been found to be illegal by the ...Read full article...
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