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Brazil Arrests Notorious Drug Kingpin Luiz Carlos Da Rocha

A drug lord who had plastic surgery to change his appearance has been captured in Brazil after three decades on the run. Read more

Fugitive Italian Mafia Boss Vincenzo Macri Arrested In Brazil

Vincenzo Macri was arrested at Brazil’s Sao Paulo airport while using fake identity documents, authorities said Saturday, ending a two year search for one of Italy’s most notorious crime bosses. Read more

Porsche Design Tower Tied To Brazilian Money-Laundering

Singer Alicia Keys headlined the grand-opening party for the Porsche Design Tower, an ultra-luxury condominium complex in Sunny Isles Beach built by Miami developers Michael and Gil Dezer. Read more

Brazil President Michel Temer Recorded Discussing Pay-off For Witness In Corruption Case

Allegations that Brazil’s president has been caught on tape endorsing bribe payments shook the country’s financial markets on Thursday, sending shares and the Brazilian currency sharply lower amid investor fears that his government could collapse. Read more

Brazil Billionaire Eike Batista Released From Prison on House Arrest

The former billionaire Eike Batista has left the Bangu prison in Rio on house arrest. Federal Judge Gilmar Mendes met the defendant’s request over the weekend. Read more

Europol and Brazil Sign Strategic Agreement To Combat Cyber-Crime

On Tuesday, Brazil and Europol signed a strategic agreement to work more closely together to combat cyber-crime and other cross-border crime. Read more

Former Rio De Janeiro Governor Charged On Money Laundering

A Brazilian federal court Tuesday accepted a formal charge for 184 accounts of money laundering against former Rio de Janeiro state governor Sergio Cabral. Read more