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Montevideo, July 22nd 2019 - 07:42 UTC

Tag: "A black sheep to power" by Jose Mujica

  • Wednesday, June 24th 2015 - 08:38 UTC

    Petrobras scandal ramifications getting closer to Lula da Silva

    The former president is linked to lobbying for the Odebrecht Group to obtain public works projects in Dominican Republic, Cuba, Venezuela and Ghana.

    One of Brazil's leading weekly magazines, Epoca, has revealed that former president Lula da Silva could be investigated over corruption allegations following on the imprisonment of the Odebrecht Group CEO, (Marcelo Odebrecht) which is one of the country's largest private corporations and employers, and for which Lula did much lobbying and sponsoring for public works projects in Dominican Republic, Cuba, Venezuela and Ghana.

  • Saturday, May 9th 2015 - 09:34 UTC

    Mujica's book rekindles Brazilian scandal involving Lula da Silva

    Allegedly Lula told Mujica back in 2010 that “he had to deal with many immoral things including blackmail” and “this was the only way to rule Brazil”

    Uruguay's president Jose Mujica has now denied alleged statements collected in a book about his life written by two journalists, that he personally presented last Sunday in Buenos Aires and in which there is a mention to former president Lula da Silva and the 'mensalao', one of Brazil's largest corruption scandals involving monthly payments to have bills passed by Congress.

  • Tuesday, May 5th 2015 - 09:35 UTC

    Mujica admits his 'most intimate respect' for Cristina Fernandez, but...

    The Uruguayan former president at the presentation of a book, a portrait of his life written by two journalists

    Uruguayan former president Jose Mujica expressed in Buenos Aires his “most intimate respect” for Argentine president Cristina Fernandez and revealed that on occasions he came across her when “she was annoyed as a bad, cornered spider”.