The Supreme Court’s 5-6 ruling, which requires presidential frontrunner Lula da Silva to begin serving his 12-year sentence immediately, is “one more in a series of blows against Brazilian democracy,” says Brazil Wire’s Brian Mier
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has resigned in the wake of a growing corruption scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht and allegations of bribing parliament members to avoid impeachment. We speak to City College of New York professor Gerardo Renique
The Odebrecht corruption scandal enveloping Ecuador’s Vice President Jorge Glas is related to a conflict between former President Correa and current President Moreno, both from the same party. But how much of the scandal is about corruption, and how much of it is political?