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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Brazil interim president denies graft allegations in Petrobras scandal

Brazil’s interim president Michele Temer (Image courtesy of TVNBR/Youtube)Brazil’s interim president Michele Temer has denied allegations that he received campaign donations tied to the Petrobras corruption scandal.

In a plea deal seen by Reuters, former Petrobras transportation chief Sergio Machado alleges that Temer requested and received a legal campaign contribution from Queiroz Galvao, a Brazil-based engineering group.… Continue Reading

Brazil: Will oil company graft crush Dilma?

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians poured into the streets this weekend to protest against corruption, accusing the ruling Worker’s Party of bribery at the state-owned oil giant Petrobras.

An estimated 700,000 protesters called for impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.… Continue Reading

Report: Petrobras CEO and five executives resign

Petrobras CEO Maria das Graças Foster has reportedly resigned from Brazil’s state-owned oil giantPetrobras CEO Maria das Graças Foster has resigned her post along with five other executives, the state owned company said Wednesday in a securities filing.… Continue Reading

Thirty-six charged in Brazil Petrobras bribery probe

Prosecutors in Brazil charged 36 suspects with corruption for allegedly overbilling state-controlled oil and gas company Petroleo Brasileiro and using the money to bribe politicians.

Twenty-three executives from Brazil’s biggest construction companies were among those charged.… Continue Reading

Eighteen arrested in Brazil raids on Petrobras

Brazilian police arrested 18 people Friday including a former engineering director as part of a corruption probe into state owned oil giant Petrobras.

More than 300 police and 50 tax officials raided offices across five states in Brazil including the offices of construction and engineering firms Oldebrechtand and Mendes Junior, the BBC said.… Continue Reading