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UPDATE 2-Brazil antitrust regulator opens probe into meatpackers JBS and BRF

30 Jan 2020

BRASILIA, Jan 30 Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade on Thursday opened an investigation into meatpackers JBS SA and BRF SA, according to a decision signed by the agency's superintendent.

Brazil antitrust regulator opens probe into meatpackers JBS and BRF

30 Jan 2020

BRASILIA Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade on Thursday opened an investigation into meatpackers JBS SA and BRF SA, according to a decision signed by the agency's superintendent.

Greenwald lawyers ask Brazil to drop 'scandalous' criminal charges

23 Jan 2020

BRASILIA Lawyers for U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald urged a Brazilian court on Thursday to dismiss criminal charges against him for allegedly aiding hackers who accessed the private phone messages of Sergio Moro, Brazil's current justice minister.

Brazil prosecutors charge The Intercept's Greenwald with hacking

21 Jan 2020

BRASILIA Brazilian prosecutors charged U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday with assisting a group of hackers who intercepted the cellular phone calls of Justice Minister Sergio Moro when he was the judge handling Brazil's biggest-ever corruption case.

Brazil prosecutors charge The Intercept's Greenwald with hacking

21 Jan 2020

BRASILIA, Jan 21 Federal prosecutors charged U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday with assisting a group of hackers who intercepted the cellular phone calls of Justice Minister Sergio Moro when he was the judge handling Brazil's biggest-ever corruption case.

Brazil's Supreme Court overturns censorship of Netflix show

09 Jan 2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an injunction against Netflix Inc that had prevented the video streaming service from showing a domestically-made controversial Christmas special that depicts Jesus as gay.

Brazil fines Facebook $1.6 million for improper sharing of user data

30 Dec 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's Ministry of Justice said on Monday it fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc 6.6 million reais ($1.6 million) for improperly sharing user data.

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends son against deepening graft probe

20 Dec 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday defended his son from accusations of corruption and attacked the Rio de Janeiro state prosecutors leading an investigation of Senator Flavio Bolsonaro's alleged money laundering and misuse of public funds.

Brazil inquiry targets Oi, Vivo over deals linked to Lula's son

10 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazilian authorities widened a political graft investigation on Tuesday to target telecom firms Oi and Telefonica Brasil over alleged irregular payments to a company part-owned by the son of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Brazil inquiry targets Oi, Vivo over deals linked to Lula's son

10 Dec 2019

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Dec 10 Brazilian authorities widened a political graft investigation on Tuesday to target telecom firms Oi and Telefonica Brasil over alleged irregular payments to a company part-owned by the son of ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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