LAVA JATO

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At this time of crisis in the media industry, essential criticism and holding the press to account goes against the grain of a newfound …

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The first piece translated & published in partnership with Outras Palavras explores the disturbing circumstances around the plane crash which killed 5 people, including the Supreme Court’s …

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In January 2017 Brazil’s Attorney General Rodrigo Janot made an unprecedented trip to Davos for the World Economic Forum, during which he addressed assembled billionaires about …

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During a recent visit to Porto Alegre, Cuban professor and writer Raúl Antonio Capote Fernández talked about a 20 year recruitment process that culminated …

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As a series of widely publicized corruption accusations against former President Luis “Lula” Inacio da Silva fail to pan out, the local and international …

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As I’ve argued since the beginning of the year, the Lava Jato investigation is one of two things: either a limited initiative that stops …

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The situation in Brasil at the time of publication is extremely complicated & fluid but to better understand it, it needs to be broken down …

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The depiction of Operation Lava Jato as an apolitical moral crusade, a new essentialist myth and a natural phase in the country’s development, is …

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Shortly before his death in 2012, and seeking to make amends, Reginald Bartholomew, former US Ambassador to Italy in the early-mid 1990s, confessed to …

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“Only a crisis, real or perceived, produces real change.” – Milton Friedman. Brasil is having a horrible 2015; a far less favourable global economic …