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.
Brazilian prosecutors indicted former billionaire Eike Batista and the former governor of Rio de Janeiro, Sergio Cabral, on corruption charges involving $16.5 million in bribes.
Facing an international arrest warrant Brazilian magnate Eike Batista said Sunday he would give himself up to authorities to “clean things up”.
SÃO PAULO—Brazil’s Federal Police are trying to arrest Brazilian businessman Eike Batista Thursday after a local judge issued a warrant in relation to a wide-ranging corruption scandal involving government contracts.
Rio de Janeiro – Around 60 people have been killed in a bloody prison riot sparked by a war between rival drug gangs in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, officials said on Monday, in some of the worst violence in years in Brazil’s overcrowded penitentiary system.
All sides agree on two things in this fatal international love triangle: Kyriakos Amiridis, the Greek ambassador to Brazil, is dead, and his wife’s young police-officer lover killed him.
A police helicopter has crashed in Rio de Janeiro, killing four officers after a day of intense firefights between law enforcement and suspected criminals in the slum known as City of God.
Rio De Janeiro – Brazilian Judge Orders US Olympic Swimmers Passports Seized Amid Robbery Investigation
Rio de Janeiro – The father of American swimmer Ryan Lochte said Wednesday his gold medal-winning son arrived back in the United States before a Brazilian judge ordered that Lochte and U.S. teammate Jimmy Feigen stay in Brazil as authorities investigate their claim they were robbed during the Olympics.