Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Pirate Party founder

Iceland could be soon be governed by Pirate Party

The Pirate Party has come third in Iceland’s general election, but no single party or coalition has won the overall majority necessary to form a government. Tense negotiations are now expected after the political group, which was founded...
Anti - Donald Trump campaign in Copenhagen

Danish anti-Trump campaigns target American voters

On Wednesday, at least one of the 1-A buses in the Danish capital was wrapped in an advertisement from the Socialist People’s Party (SF) reading ‘Americans Abroad: Vote’. Just who SF wants the Americans...
Eduardo Cunha arrested

Eduardo Cunha arrested over alleged corruption

The Brazilian politician who orchestrated the impeachment of the country’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff, has been arrested as part of a major corruption probe. Eduardo Cunha, the former speaker of Brazil's lower house, is accused of corruption,...
Itaquerao Stadium

Caixa Econômica lent Odebrecht at least $109 mi to finish stadium

Brazilian state-controlled lender Caixa Econômica Federal loaned at least 350 million reais ($109 million) to Odebrecht SA in 2014 to help the engineering conglomerate, currently caught up in a massive corruption scandal, complete the...
David Miranda

Snowden’s personal friend wins a seat as a councilman in Rio

Brazilian activist David Miranda, a personal friend of the American whistleblower Edward Snowden, was elected to the City Council of Rio de Janeiro during the municipal elections on October 2 as a candidate for...
Bashar al-Assad speaks to TV2.

Assad accuses Denmark of blindly following the United States

Denmark follows blindly the US in its policy towards Syria. Such is the accusation of Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with TV2. Because all of Europe follows the United States, European countries have been...
Brazil's Federal Police in action

Brazil’s most ingenious anti-corruption operation is going after powerful politicians

Brazil's Federal Police officers executed warrants for Operation Hydra of Lerna at the Workers' Party (PT) state headquarters in Salvador, Bahia state's capital city, at Propeg advertising company and at OAS construction company, also...
Former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva

Brazil’s leftist workers’ party collapses in first national election since Impeachment

The Workers’ Party is now in control of fewer than half of the regional capitals it controlled in 2012, the party’s heyday, when former President Dilma Rousseff was at the summit of her popularity....
Temer and Macri at conference in Olivos, Argentina

Presidents of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet to discuss Mercosur

Potentiate Mercosur to reach trade agreements with the rest of the world, soften the rules and bet on less protectionist policies were some of the objectives outlined on Monday by the presidents of Brazil and...
Lula's Finance Minister being arrested

Petrobras scandal: Brazil ex-Minister Antonio Palocci arrested

Prosecutors said he had maintained a "criminal relationship" with officials at a construction conglomerate. His lawyer said he was innocent and called the arrest a "spectacle". Dozens of politicians and Petrobras executives have been arrested and...
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