Tuesday, April 28, 2015| Latest E-book
You are here: Home » Topics » » Petrobras » Videos

Rousseff declares war on corruption in midst of Petrobras scandal

Mar 19, 2015    

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched an anti-corruption offensive on Wednesday to counter rising discontent over a kickback scandal engulfing state-run oil company Petrobras that has implicated her allies and undermined her popularity.Her anti-corruption proposals, contained in bills submitted to Congress, include the criminalisation of slush funds - known in Portuguese as "Caixa 2" - that are widely used by Brazil's political parties to finance their campaigns.Other steps would hasten the seizure of assets from people convicted of corruption and from gove...

Read More