Category Brazil

Brazilian Police Arrest 10 Suspected Of Planning Terrorist Acts During Olympics

http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/21/americas/brazil-olympics-terror-arrests/index.html Brazilian Police Arrest 10 Suspected Of Planning Terrorist Acts During Olympics By Julia Jones and Shasta Darlington, CNN Updated 11:13 AM ET, Thu July 21, 2016 Rio reviews its Olympic security plans 01:48 Rio de Janeiro (CNN)Brazilian police have arrested 10 people suspected of planning terrorist acts during the Olympics, Brazil’s Justice Ministry said Thursday. […]

Petrobras Scandal Casts Cloud Over Brazil’s Prospects

  IISS Strategic Comments Petrobras scandal casts cloud over Brazil’s prospects   Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras is engulfed in the biggest corruption scandal in the country’s history, with many top figures both from the company and from the ruling Workers’ Party implicated in a vast kickback scheme. Following the chief executive’s resignation in February, […]