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Bob Fernandes Commentary - 18 June 2018

On Friday, 4th March 2016. Lula is coerced to testify at the Federal Police. As he had not refused to testify, coercion without any sense. 402 more words

Brazil

Dilma declared innocent:


DCM

Purchase of Pasadena refinery: declared innocent in TCU investigation.

Obstruction of Lava Jato: declared innocent in PF investigation.

Money abroad: declared innocent in MPF investigation. 255 more words

Brazil

FBI: Integrity?

One assumes most of the people that work at the FBI are dedicated professionals, people that understand nothing destroys public confidence in their agency faster than engaging in politics. 1,698 more words

Politics

Comentários a uma sentença: o Caso Lula

Do Rede Brasil Atual

A sentença proferida pelo juiz Sérgio Moro contra o ex-presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva é tema do livro Comentários a uma sentença anunciada: o Processo Lula.  1,667 more words

Brazil

Report of the Facts and Plots to Oust President Dilma Rousseff

This is the translated chapter of a book available online in Portuguese, “Brazil 2016 – Recession and Coup” published by the Perseu Abramo Foundation, reporting on some of the tricks and illegalities that were used to overthrow the then President, Dilma Rousseff. 6,684 more words

Brazil

The consequences of the vanilla boom: Madagascar Edition

Vanilla is currently rivaling the value of silver, per unit weight.

That has come with consequences for Madagascar, which accounts for 80 percent of the global production of natural vanilla. 410 more words

Africa

The Dogs of War has a sharp bite

In The Dogs of War, as in his earlier bestsellers The Odessa File and The Day of the Jackal, Frederick Forsyth explores a subject ripped from the foreign wire services. 199 more words

Suspense