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Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption

 04/18/2017 - 04:53
Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

The US charged Odebrecht with bribery in 12 countries in Latin America, with some bribes flowing through US banks.

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Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

Tired of our contentious politics? Look at Brazil's...

 04/20/2016 - 08:20
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Photo: EFE

If you are tired of the circus-like atmosphere of our increasingly contentious primaries and their cast of zany characters, you can take some comfort in the fact that, compared to what is taking place in Brazil, they are an exemplary exercise in democracy.

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Photo: EFE