A Brazilian Federal court in Brasilia has ordered the release of former Education Minister, Pastor Milton Ribeiro from jail after being arrested Wednesday on a preemptive basis for allegedly diverting public funds for his own benefit and collecting bribes from municipal authorities.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been rushed late Wednesday from Brasilia to a São Paulo hospital after being diagnosed with an intestinal obstruction which might require emergency surgery, it was reported.
State prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro said late they have formally charged against Flavio Bolsonaro, President Jair Bolsonaro's eldest son, over his alleged participation in a scheme to siphon off public funds.
Brazilian Senator Flavio Bolsonaro, the eldest son of president Jair Bolsonaro, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a statement by Flavio's spokesman.
Brazil’s police and prosecutors can access confidential tax and financial information without a court order, the country’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, clearing the way for authorities to reopen an investigation of the president’s son.
Brazilian prosecutors have started a new investigation into the eldest son of President Jair Bolsonaro over suspicion he embezzled public money by hiring “ghost employees”, officials said.
The presidents of Brazil’s two houses of congress live side by side in modern mansions in Brasília, the capital. In May they built a door in the wall that divides their gardens, so they could meet without attracting notice. The political mood was fevered.
Brazil's conservative president Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday launched a new political party called the Alliance for Brazil, which will put an emphasis on God, family and homeland, as he tries to win back evangelical voters.
President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday accused Brazilian prosecutors and the media of targeting his son in a corruption probe as an attempt to damage his administration, challenging critics to ”come at me.''
A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation.