Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was still a judge improperly advising prosecutors in a case against ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Leaked personal messages published on Saturday by a news website show the judge who led the corruption trial that jailed former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva advised prosecutors to influence public opinion against the leftist leader.
Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's administration.
Brazilian retail veteran
Michael Klein and his family are taking over control of
appliance retailer Via Varejo SA, spending less than
initially expected, three sources with knowledge of the matter
Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness.
Latin American stocks fell nearly 2% on
Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while the Brazilian
real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the
country's pension system faded.
The real fell 1% to 3.89 per dollar after Brazil's
Economy Minister Paulo Guedes expressed his disappointment with
a congressional committee's report on pension reform, saying it
made more changes to the governmen
Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a disgusting comment, “by the way your d–e a– was offside.” “For people getting upset...
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