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Tag: Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva

  • Tuesday, August 9th 2016 - 08:57 UTC

    Head of Brazil's nuclear energy development sentenced 43 years in jail for corruption

    Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva considered the father of Brazil’s nuclear program and a pillar of the military-industrial establishment, was convicted of corruption

    The CEO of Brazil’s nuclear power company Eletronuclear, was sentenced to serve 43 years in prison by a Rio de Janeiro judge, Valor Economico newspaper reported. Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva considered the father of Brazil’s nuclear program and a pillar of the military-industrial establishment was convicted of corruption, money-laundering, organized crime and obstruction of justice, in the latest chapter of the country’s historic “Operation Carwash” investigation.

  • Wednesday, July 29th 2015 - 06:12 UTC

    “Operation radioactivity” unveils corruption in Brazil's Electrobras

    “Unfortunately, it looks like we will go into other sectors as well, and the energy sector alone is already huge,” federal police agent Igor Romario de Paulo said

    Brazilian police on Tuesday arrested two executives involved in building a nuclear power plant for Eletrobras, pulling the state-run utility into a corruption scandal that has engulfed government-owned oil company Petrobras.