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Lula’s detention rattles Brazil as heat on Rousseff increases
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Brazil
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Lula’s detention rattles Brazil as heat on Rousseff increases

Anna Edgerton | The Washington Post - March 4, 2016

As soon as police raided the home of former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and questioned him early Friday, red-shirted activists of his Workers' Party…

The professor at the heart of Brazil’s market meltdown
Brazil
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Brazil
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The professor at the heart of Brazil’s market meltdown

Blake Schmidt | Bloomberg - December 12, 2015

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- It played a key role in the creative bookkeeping at the heart of the impeachment process against Brazil President Dilma Rousseff. It spearheaded…

Fugitive selfie-loving Brazilian mayor surrenders
Brazil
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Brazil
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Fugitive selfie-loving Brazilian mayor surrenders

AFP - September 29, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil --  A 25-year-old Brazilian mayor who reveled in posting glamorous pictures of herself on social media and who is suspected of embezzling from…

Brazil police want court OK to question Lula on Petrobras
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Brazil
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Brazil police want court OK to question Lula on Petrobras

AFP - September 11, 2015

BRASÍLIA, Brazil -- Brazilian police have asked the Supreme Court for permission to question former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who they say may have benefited from…