Topic: Jose Sarney
Brazil's President Rousseff has had a good year in cracking down on corruption. Will the momentum last?
Latin America Monitor Brazil fights corruption at home as it signs Open Government Partnership with the US
Today, Brazil formally unveils its plans for the multi-country initiative, a timely move as ministers are sacked and people take to the streets to demand more transparency.
09/20/2011 02:53 pm
President Dilma Rousseff has not been shy about sacking ministers accused of corruption, but with no freedom of information law, progress will be limited.
08/25/2011 04:19 pm
Latin America Monitor Brazilian President Rousseff's first semester marred by battles with Congress, scandal
Although she has kept Brazil's economy buoyant in her first six months, the president has lost four ministers to corruption scandals and has been unable to keep her congressional allies in line.
07/21/2011 11:04 am
Recent increases in defense spending by Brazil and Venezuela are attracting observers' attention.
01/16/2008 12:00 am