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Garcia, who served 2 terms as Peru’s president, from 1985-1990 & 2006-2011, shot himself in his bedroom at his home in Lima, the capital, as police waited outside his door to take him to jail over #corruption allegations

latimes.com/world/la-fg-al…
#ICYMI: The #corruption #scandal involves millions of dollars in kickbacks & more than 80 politicians & members of the business elite. It provoked huge street protests nationwide. bbc.com/news/world-lat…
I don't remember hearing abt any of this...do you?

Commodity traders Glencore, Vitol & Trafigura are under investigation on suspicion of paying > $15m of bribes to Brazilian state oil firm #Petrobras, opening a fresh chapter in the Car Wash investigation

theguardian.com/world/2018/dec…
[2017] Operation Car Wash: Is this the biggest corruption scandal in history? What began as an investigation into money laundering quickly turned into something much greater, uncovering a vast & intricate web of political & corporate racketeering theguardian.com/world/2017/jun…
[May 2017] Brazil’s Car Wash Scandal Reveals a Country Soaked in #Corruption. What may be the largest #corruption case in modern history runs deep in Latin America’s largest country. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
[May 2018] Business leaders, multinational corps & politicians have been caught up in allegations ranging from bribery & money laundering to attempting to distort the democratic process, with 150+ people arrested, prosecuted or facing criminal proceedings

aljazeera.com/programmes/peo…
[2015] A Brazilian judge convicted a former Petrobras executive on Wednesday of money laundering and racketeering for his role in the massive kickback scandal engulfing the state-run oil company, but he will only serve one year of house arrest. reuters.com/article/brazil…
[Mar 21] Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested in “Operation Radioactivity,” a probe of alleged graft in the construction of a nuclear power plant, threatening to delay debate over the gvmt's ambitious fiscal reforms. reuters.com/article/us-bra…
[Mar 2018] According to a secret agreement that existed for more than 10 years, the cartel would nominate one of its members to be awarded each Petrobras contract - for refineries, oil rigs, and other multimillion-dollar projects. aljazeera.com/blogs/americas…
[2017] Brazil's "Operation Car Wash" involves billions in bribes, scores of politicians. Operation Car Wash, 1 of the largest bribery cases ever investigated, is being led by a small group of idealistic, young Brazilian prosecutors & a crusading judge cbsnews.com/news/brazil-op…
[2017] Brazil’s Politicians Feel the Heat as Carwash Investigation Closes In

Public prosecutor asks Supreme Court to open investigations.
Local media say inquiries requested into 5 cabinet ministers.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
[Mar 22] arrest of former president Michel Temer reminded everyone that the #Petrobras Car Wash scandal, the very scandal that led to 2 years of recession & a never-ending political crisis, will pull the rug out from under this country in seconds flat

forbes.com/sites/kenrapoz…
[April 2018] Since 2014 Brazil has been gripped by a scandal that started with a state-owned oil company and grew to encapsulate people at the very top of business - and even presidents. bbc.com/news/world-lat…
[2017] As Brazil's Car Wash case surfaces more corruption, will scandal fatigue slow progress? A wave of investigations has pushed Latin American voters to demand change, & the justice system is starting to respond.

csmonitor.com/World/Americas…
[April 2017] Judge Fachin's list names a total of 8 ministers, including Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and the president's chief of staff, plus scores of other members of Congress. bbc.com/news/world-lat…
[2015] Meanwhile in Brasilia, police arrested a ruling Workers’ party senator, Delcídio do Amaral, 60, a veteran lawmaker who runs the senate’s economic affairs committee & has been key to Dilma Rousseff’s efforts to impose austerity measures. theguardian.com/world/2015/nov…
[2/2017] “Car Wash” scandal: 120 convictions, over 1,200 yrs total jail terms agenciabrasil.ebc.com.br/en/politica/no…
[Apr 2018] Odebrecht was not original focus of prosecutors in Curitiba. Lava Jato, the corruption case that's enveloped Brazil - putting some of the rich & powerful, incl ex-president Lula, behind bars - began in 2014 as a money-laundering investigation bbc.com/news/business-…
[May 2017] Brazil: explosive recordings implicate President Michel Temer in bribery. Street protests & calls for impeachment as prosecutors are handed tapes of discussions about hush-money payments to jailed powerbroker Eduardo Cunha theguardian.com/world/2017/may…
[2017] Corruption beyond Brazil: Where the 'Car Wash' scandal has splashed across Latin America theglobeandmail.com/news/world/bra…
[Mar 21] Brazil's ex-president Michel Temer was leader of a "criminal organization" involved in embezzlement & money laundering over decades, the federal prosecutor alleged, after the former leader was arrested as part of a sprawling anti-corruption probe news.yahoo.com/brazils-ex-pre…
[2009] Is it a coincidence that Obama backer George Soros repositioned himself in Petrobras to get dividends just a few days before Obama committed $2 billion in loans and guarantees for Petrobras’ offshore operations? Hmm.. michellemalkin.com/2009/08/19/oba…
[2017] Fallout spreading across region, creating a test for other countries tainted by Odebrecht’s dirty money. Prosecutors in Brazil, US & elsewhere unearthed evidence that could implicate current & former presidents across Americas in criminal conduct washingtonpost.com/world/the_amer…
[Nov 2018] 3 global oil trading companies with strong ties to the UK face being dragged into Brazil’s “Car Wash” investigation, after a report raised questions about their connections to businessmen named in the vast corruption scandal. theguardian.com/world/2018/nov…
[April 2018] Ex-President ‘Lula’ of Brazil Surrenders to Serve 12-Year Jail Term nytimes.com/2018/04/07/wor…
[2015] Soros Stake-Sale Report Sinks Petrobras as Brazil’s Stocks Drop

bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
The biggest #corruption #scandal in Latin America’s history

The lesson here: The wheels of justice grind slowly but exceedingly fine.

#TickTock Clinton, Comey, Brennan, Obama, etc etc

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