Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots Vinicius (L) and Tom pose during the opening ceremony of the new terminal at the international airport Galeao, which is expected to receive 1.5 million passengers during the 2016 Rio Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

There’s Corruption in Brazil?

Post on May 26, 2016, 10:07 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before…. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal funds, a lead prosecutor told Reuters.   Read Brad Brooks’ Continue Reading…

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Dilma Done, Replaced by a Convict. And This Is Brazil!

Post on May 12, 2016, 9:35 am by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

So, there are lots of people dancing in the streets in Brazil today.  The Real has already reacted, people believe that by ousting Dilma, Brazil is finally going to be “okay”.  Not so fast, my friends.  Dilma’s ouster isn’t going to cure Zika.  Dilma’s ouster isn’t going to clean up Rio Bay in time for Continue Reading…

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Petrobras Scandal Explains Brazil

Post on May 10, 2016, 3:02 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

On Wednesday, something surprising and strange happened in Brazil: The president, Dilma Rousseff, appointed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, her political mentor, to her own Cabinet. That same day, a Brazilian judge ordered the government to release a wiretap recording of Rousseff — yes, the government is listening in on its own president Continue Reading…

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