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Montevideo, July 16th 2019 - 12:38 UTC

Tag: Federal Police

  • Monday, June 17th 2019 - 09:15 UTC

    Brazil scraps visas for tourists from US, Canada, Japan and Australia

    Travelers with a valid passport will be able to explore Brazil for up to 90 days, with the possibility of extending their stay to up to 180 days

    Effective June 17, tourists from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia will no longer need a visa to visit Brazil. Travellers with a valid passport will be able to explore Brazil for up to 90 days, with the possibility of extending their stay to up to 180 days (though expect a visit to the Federal Police to get the extension approved).

  • Thursday, March 21st 2019 - 14:41 UTC

    Brazil: Former President Michel Temer is arrested

    The former president is being investigated under the largest operation to combat corruption in the Brazil’s history, Lava Jato (Car Wash)<br />

    Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling corruption probe that has roiled Brazil has showed no sign of slowing.

  • Monday, June 18th 2018 - 08:17 UTC

    Several serious charges await for Temer when he steps down from office

    A Federal Police report concluded that Temer has obstructed justice by instigating a company's executive to bribe Cunha to buy his silence over illicit schemes.

    Brazilian President Michel Temer has denied charges that he instigated the payment of hush money to former Chamber of Deputies Speaker Eduardo Cunha, a Planalto statement said. The statement was made after the Federal Police delivered the final report of the investigations into a fraud scheme in credit released by state-owned bank Caixa from 2011 to 2013.