LAVA JATO

Aiding and Abetting: Anglo Media and Lava Jato

Journalism, according to the American Press Institute,  is "the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information". In the case of Anglo media coverage of the corrupt and politically...

The battle for Brazil’s future: an interview with Elias Jabbour

By Fiona Edwards The election of far right politician Jair Bolsonaro in last year’s Brazilian Presidential election sent shock-waves across Latin America and the entire world. What has been the impact of...

New revelations show Sérgio Moro & Lava Jato were central to Brazil’s Coup

"Vaza Jato proves that Moro and his prosecutors concealed excerpts of Lula's (illegally recorded) phone calls. The conversations show why Lula was being named minister of my government: to politically rearticulate...

11 Questions Congress is asking the DOJ about Lava Jato

As the Amazon burns, 13 progressive Democratic Members of Congress request clarification on the US Department of Justice’s role in Jair Bolsonaro’s rise to power. By Brian Mier 13 Democratic Members of Congress...

US Congress members demand answers on DOJ/Lava Jato partnership

In letter signed by 13 members of Congress, US Attorney General is asked to "describe the full extent of DOJ's engagement with Judge Sergio Moro". by Brian Mier On Tuesday, August 20,  13...

Lula’s political imprisonment reaches 500 days

Everyone who cared about Democracy who was paying attention to what was happening in Brazil knew, from day one, that Lula’s arrest was a sham result of a biased political witch...

Lula: “US hand” on everything that’s happened in Brazil

In an interview with Bob Fernandes, on TVE Bahia, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said that the US government “created the Lava Jato investigation to take our oil.” For former...

Protecting Cunha puts Moro at center of 2016 coup

"Does anyone still doubt that Sérgio Moro was a central player in the coup?" said Congressman Henrique Fontana, on the revelation that Bolsonaro’s Justice Minister and former Lava Jato judge Sérgio...

No forgiveness for those who now regret helping Bolsonaro

Regardless of whether they regret it, we are in this situation because of people who knew perfectly well what the risks of supporting Bolsonaro were. By Esther Solano* First there was José Padilha....

Supreme Court/Congress block Lula’s prison transfer

On the throes of the election of right-wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro, the country seems to be plunging into a political chaos that can only be addressed by reinstating the rule of...

PT: Lula’s Prison Transfer is New Act of Persecution

On the morning of August 7th, local Curitiba criminal court judge Carolina Lebbos, who has made a series of illegal, politicized rulings denying former President Lula's Mandela Rights, ruled that the...

Judge authorizes Lula’s transfer to São Paulo

Defense team continues to fight for reversal of all charges due to lack of evidence and illegal collusion between judge Sérgio Moro and the Lava Jato prosecution team. by Brian Mier On Wednesday...

How Lava Jato Destroyed Brasil’s Future

Thanks to the Intercept leaks, everyone can see how filthy the entrails of the Lava Jato investigation are, and how it helped destroy Brazil's democracy and economy. What few people know,...

Killer Clowns: Bolsonaro accuses Greenwald of felony – can’t explain why

Right wing extremist President Jair Bolsonaro accused Glenn Greenwald of committing a felony but, in a scene captured on the Government's TV Brasil, his Press Secretary, General Otávio Rego Barros, fails...

Hybrid War: Why is Sérgio Moro Still Free?

The crimes that he himself reported should be enough to cause Justice Minister Sérgio Moro's dismissal and imprisonment. His persistence in office and the explicit US government actions to protect him...

Greenwald accuses Lava Jato judge of terrorism

On Twitter, Glenn Greenwald accused former Lava Jato judge and current Justice Minister Sérgio Moro of practicing terrorism, after he issued a ministerial decree that could be used to deport the...

#VazaJato: Government allies try to frame Glenn Greenwald

The far right Bolsonaro administration may be gearing up to frame journalist Glenn Greenwald, from the Intercept , who recently revealed social media conversations showing collusion between Lava Jato judge Sérgio...

Celso Amorim: Brasil’s madness as a method of destruction

By Joaquim Palhares and Mariana Serafini. Tolstoy opens his classic Anna Karenina with the famous phrase "all happy families look alike, but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way", "and...

Brasil under Lula & Dilma disrupted US plans for South America, says former ambassador

By Revista Consultor Jurídico. The US government closely followed - and worried about - the Brazilian government's initiatives to create a strong and cohesive political bloc in South America, especially the way...

Lava Jato caused 5-7 million job losses

“Treating corruption as society's only problem is a problem,” says Brazilian economist Luiz Gonzaga Belluzzo, who talks of the damage to the Brazilian economy caused by the Lava Jato and Carne...

How US academia supported Lava Jato

Lava Jato prosecutors used an imported US model out of context to destroy Lula's right to defense. by Fabio de Sá e Silva During his Senate hearing on his messages that were exchanged...

A Coup at close range: Petra Costa’s ‘The Edge of Democracy’

Three years in the making, Petra Costa’s masterful new documentary ‘The Edge of Democracy’ is an essential telling of Brazil’s recent history, and a rude awakening for those who kept the...

“Podemos tirar…”: Lava Jato’s protection of Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Proof that, as suspected, Sergio Moro and Operation Lava Jato was protecting high profile centre-right politicians such as US-backed former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, is yet another smoking gun, and more...

At European Parliament, PT accuses the US of coordinating Lava Jato

In the EU Parliament, PT Congressional leader presents evidence that the US Department of Justice repeatedly violated Brazilian law in its collaboration with the Lava Jato investigation, which damaged the Brazilian...

Bad neighbor: a US hand behind the Sérgio Moro show

Lava Jato chief Sérgio Moro was never a superhero, despite Anglo media's tireless attempts to portray him as one. By Brian Mier Now that the Intercept has revealed that the US Department of Justice/Curitiba...

“US agents in Brasil” were active in Operation Lava Jato

By André Barrocal, Carta Capital. Under the Dilma Rousseff administration, José Eduardo Cardozo, then Minister of Justice, was once advised by Leandro Daiello, head of the Federal Police (PF) at that time,...

Lava Jato: “The Narrative Must Be Protected At All Costs”

It is simply the most important geopolitical story of recent times. Documents leaked to the Intercept have led to the exposure of ostensible anti-corruption Operation Lava Jato (Carwash) as a means...

The Smoking Gun of U.S. Involvement in Lava Jato

By Bryan Pitts. Ever since the Obama administration’s silence in 2016 when Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was removed in a legally-spurious impeachment that constituted a congressional coup, the question of the role...

Sergio Moro: imperialist pawn of the DOJ

The Intercept's revelation that the Operation Car Wash team sabotaged the 2018 presidential elections shows what everyone already knew but couldn't prove concretely: that the Lula conviction was a gigantic legal...

The New Imperialism: Brian Mier speaks to This is Hell

On April 27, Brasil Wire co-editor Brian Mier was interviewed by Chuck Mertz of Chicago Radio Show This is Hell, about new book 'Year of Lead: Washington, Wall Street and the...
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