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Vitol, rival oil traders in spotlight of Brazil bribery probe

12:50pm EST

SAO PAULO/LONDON Brazil's epic "Car Wash" corruption investigation has taken down presidents and elite businessmen, and led to the largest corporate leniency deal ever signed.

Vitol, rival oil traders in spotlight of Brazil bribery probe

12:44pm EST

SAO PAULO/LONDON Brazil's epic "Car Wash" corruption investigation has taken down presidents and elite businessmen, and led to the largest corporate leniency deal ever signed.

UPDATE 1-INSIGHT-Vitol, rival oil traders in spotlight of Brazil bribery probe

12:39pm EST

* Prosecutors say their focus turning to foreign oil companies

INSIGHT-Vitol, rival oil traders in spotlight of Brazil bribery probe

1:00am EST

* Prosecutors say their focus turning to foreign oil companies

Brazil's Odebrecht 'close' to reaching leniency accord with Argentina

Nov 27 2018

SAO PAULO The chief compliance officer for scandal-plagued Odebrecht SA [ODBES.UL] said on Tuesday that the Brazilian conglomerate was getting close to finalizing a leniency accord in Argentina over charges that it paid bribes for public works contracts.

Brazil's Odebrecht 'close' to reaching leniency accord with Argentina

Nov 27 2018

SAO PAULO, Nov 27 The chief compliance officer for scandal-plagued Odebrecht SA said on Tuesday that the Brazilian conglomerate was negotiating with authorities in Argentina and was getting close to finalizing a leniency accord there.

As Brazil shifts right, its leftists search for a way forward

Oct 31 2018

SAO PAULO The victory of Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has battered the country's leftist Workers Party, which is now looking for a way to rebuild.

Brazil's Bolsonaro targets 'lying' press, wants crusading judge as minister

Oct 30 2018

SAO PAULO Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has revisited his most contentious campaign promises, calling for looser gun laws, urging a high-profile anti-corruption judge to join his government and promising to cut government advertising for media that "lie."

Brazil's Bolsonaro targets 'lying' press, wants crusading judge as minister

Oct 30 2018

SAO PAULO, Oct 30 Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has revisited his most contentious campaign promises, calling for looser gun laws, urging a high-profile anti-corruption judge to join his government and promising to cut government advertising for media that "lie."

A Trump-Bolsonaro bromance could be brewing after Brazilian's big win

Oct 29 2018

SAO PAULO He has vowed to drain the swamp, slash regulations and get tough with China. Evangelicals and gun-rights advocates love him. He has denounced the media as "fake news." Political foes? Lock 'em up. | Video

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U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.