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Gram Slattery

UPDATE 1-Hygo trading halted as CEO named in Brazil corruption probe

Sep 25 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/LONDON, Sept 24 Debut trading in Hygo Energy Transition Ltd was suspended on Thursday hours after the liquefied natural gas transport and infrastructure operator's chief executive was named in a corruption investigation in Brazil.

The ventilators never came: How graft hampered Brazil's COVID-19 response

Sep 25 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO As COVID-19 patients flooded Rio de Janeiro's public health system from early April to late May, Dr. Pedro Archer found himself making gut-wrenching decisions. 

Hygo trading halted as CEO named in Brazil corruption probe

Sep 24 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/LONDON, Sept 24 Debut trading in Hygo Energy Transition Ltd was suspended on Thursday hours after the liquefied natural gas transport and infrastructure operator's chief executive was named in a corruption investigation in Brazil.

Seadrill, Sapura latest firms targeted in Brazil's 'Car Wash' probe

Sep 24 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian and Dutch police executed dozens of search warrants on Wednesday as part of a corruption probe into offshore oil rig company Seadrill Ltd and Malaysia's Sapura Energy Bhd , as Brazil's famed 'Car Wash' corruption investigation eyes an increasing number of international firms.

Seadrill, Sapura latest firms to be targeted in Brazil's 'Car Wash' probe

Sep 23 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 23 Brazilian and Dutch police executed dozens of search warrants on Wednesday as part of a corruption probe into offshore oil rig company Seadrill Ltd and Malaysia's Sapura Energy Bhd, as Brazil's famed 'Car Wash' corruption investigation eyes an increasing number of international firms.

Exclusive: Petrobras resumes oil trading with Vitol, Trafigura and Glencore

Sep 15 2020

LONDON/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras has lifted its ban on trading with major commodity traders Vitol, Trafigura and Glencore , in place since Brazilian prosecutors announced a bribery probe in 2018, the company told Reuters.

Manager at Brazil's Petrobras investigated in latest graft probe

Sep 10 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO A Petrobras manager was among the subjects of search warrants issued to police on Thursday, part of a years-long investigation into alleged corruption at the Brazilian state-controlled oil firm, according to court documents seen by Reuters.

Current manager at Brazil's Petrobras investigated in latest graft probe

Sep 10 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 10 The targets of a police operation on Thursday investigating alleged corruption at Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras include at least one manager who is still at the company, according to court documents seen by Reuters.

Brazil to keep Car Wash anti-corruption squad active through at least January

Sep 09 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO The office of Brazil's top prosecutor has decided to keep the country's famed Car Wash anti-corruption task force active through Jan. 31, it said in a statement on Wednesday, in an at least temporary victory for the embattled group of prosecutors.

Brazil police arrest more than 400 people in drug gang crackdown

Aug 31 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian police said on Monday they arrested more than 400 people in a major nationwide operation that highlights the complex structure and vast reach of the nation's largest drug gang, the PCC.

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