Brazilian police arrested 45 people on Thursday in connection to a militia whose activities include extorting employees of a state-run oil company and creating a secret graveyard for their victims.
Spanish authorities confiscated nearly 39 kilograms of cocaine from a member of the Brazilian military who was traveling on Tuesday with President Jair Bolsonaro to the G20 summit in Japan, according to the Spanish newspaper El País.
Brazil’s Supreme Court has reopened a probe into suspicious payments involving President Bolsonaro’s son Flavio. The justice acted Friday, the same day the junior politician was sworn in as senator.
Despite being under scrutiny from human rights groups, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro won the presidential election in Brazil on Sunday after having based his campaign on fighting against corruption and organized crime.
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