BELO HORIZONTE/RIO DE JANEIRO Some 700 people were evacuated early on Friday from Brazilian towns near two separate tailings dams operated by Vale SA and ArcelorMittal on mounting fears of a recurrence of last month's deadly dam burst nearby.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 19 Brazil's chief federal
prosecutor said on Wednesday it had search warrants for eight
people involved in the case of a former minister who is alleged
to have received bribes from the parent company of meatpacker
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Leading global oil traders Vitol [VITOLV.UL], Trafigura [TRAFGF.UL] and Glencore paid more than $30 million in bribes to employees at state-owned Brazilian company Petrobras in a scheme that may still be going on, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SÃO PAULO Police arrested a controlling shareholder of meatpacker JBS SA and two former Brazilian agriculture ministers on Friday in connection with an investigation into illegal campaign contributions.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he would stick to his hardline agenda on guns, crime and graft in the second round of the election on Oct. 28, alarming senior statesmen and human rights advocates alike. | Video
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazilian federal police said they had raided the offices of six highway operators on Wednesday, taking multiple executives into custody, the latest development in a wide-ranging corruption crackdown in South America's largest country.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Sept 26 Brazilian
federal police raided the offices of two of the nation's largest
highway operators on Wednesday, taking multiple executives into
custody, the latest development in a wide-ranging corruption
crackdown in South America's largest country.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian prosecutors have formally charged General Electric Co's chief executive for Latin America for alleged involvement in a healthcare cartel, officials said on Wednesday, though a judge ruled that he should be released from jail for now.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's three largest fuel distribution companies are under investigation for fixing prices at the pump, police said on Tuesday, reigniting debate over potential collusion among gas station owners in Latin America's largest oil producer.
BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's Supreme Court has removed the nation's labor minister from his post at the request of prosecutors, lawyers for the official said on Thursday, just a day after authorities arrested multiple high-ranking executives in a separate graft sting.