Brazilian Federal Police Saturday arrested former Justice Minister Anderson Torres on orders of Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes for his alleged involvement in Sunday's (Jan. 8) riots.
At the request of Brazil's Attorney General's Office, Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes has agreed to add former President Jair Bolsonaro to the items under probe for last Sunday's antidemocratic events in Brasilia, Agencia Brasil reported.
Brazil's Minister of Finance Fernando Haddad and the Minister of Environment Marina Silva will be the official representatives to the World Economic Forum, (WEF) scheduled for January 16/20 in Davos, Switzerland and the message from the delegation to global investors is that the weekend's turmoil belongs to the past and Brazil is ready to play its important role in international politics.
Sanitary workers in the newly-created county of Fracrán in the Argentine province of Misiones have undertaken a house-by-house campaign to persuade people to get vaccinated against yellow fever, Covid-19, and measles, while residents were advised to up their precautions due to the increasing number of cases in neighboring Paraguay, where the first death due to chikungunya has been reported.
Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been reported to have used his corporate credit card for expenses above US$ 5 million during his four years in office on items that include ice cream and pet food.
Brazilian investigators Thursday announced the finding of a draft at the home of former Justice Minister Anderson Torres of a decree whereby then-President Jair Bolsonaro would alter the outcome of the elections won by Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica met Argentina's head of state Alberto Fernández over a barbecue at the Olivos residence in Buenos Aires to discuss the importance of integration of Latin America, because in the guest's words we do not exist in the world.
A woman said to be behind Sunday's events in Brasilia has been arrested by Brazil's Federal Police, it was announced Wednesday. Ana Priscila Azevedo is accused of organizing a coup attempt after parading through social media under the slogan Power belongs to us.
Brazilian authorities have stepped up security measures amid fears of new riots like those staged Sunday against the headquarters of the three branches of government, it was reported.
Brazil's Judiciary issued a court order freezing former President Jair Bolsonaro's bank accounts as well as those of other people who held public offices during his administration to fund the repairs of Sunday's riots in Brasilia, it was announced after the former head of state was discharged from hospital in the US state of Florida.