Brazil’s shy ‘Car Wash’ judge is loved and loathed celebrity
Latin America & the Caribbean / National / Politics / U.S. News

Brazil’s shy ‘Car Wash’ judge is loved and loathed celebrity

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — A shy federal judge based in a provincial capital has become an unlikely celebrity in Brazil, where he is shaking up the nation’s power structure while overseeing what may be the largest corruption probe in Latin American history. Passers-by mostly cheer — but sometimes jeer — Sergio Moro when he goes … Continue reading

Brazil’s ‘Car Wash’ prosecutor says corruption probe to grow
Latin America & the Caribbean / Politics

Brazil’s ‘Car Wash’ prosecutor says corruption probe to grow

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — The lead federal prosecutor in a massive corruption investigation roiling Brazil says that recent developments could double the size of the case, a staggering possibility given that the probe has ensnared many of the country’s elite, threatens to bring down President Michel Temer and is expanding to other Latin American countries. … Continue reading