Sergio Moro

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Jair Bolsonaro ran last year on an anti-corruption platform; however, in office he has attacked anti-corruption organs as part of a campaign to undermine efforts to investigate his son for wrongdoing. Photograph: Alan Santos/AFP/Getty Images

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has sparked widespread dismay with his pick to be the country’s new chief federal prosecutor, a sensitive post that (...)

Relatives and friends of prisoners stand outside the Regional Recovery Center in Altamira, Para, Brazil, on Monday after a riot in which more than 50 people were killed. Photograph: Kaio Marcellus/EPA.

A clash between two prison gangs has left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the Brazilian state of Para said. It (...)

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro: “A scoundrel, to avoid a problem like this, he marries another scoundrel and adopts children in Brazil.” Photograph: Evaristo Sa

Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, has threatened a US journalist with jail for publishing damaging leaks about the country’s historic Car Wash anti-(...)

A supporter of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva: the former president  denies all the charges against him and claims he is the victim of a judicial witch-hunt. Photograph: AP Photo/Eraldo Peres

The latest effort to free former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from jail failed on Tuesday night when Brazil’s supreme court voted aga(...)

Former judge Sérgio Moro,  who convicted Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2017. Lula was sentenced to nine years in jail for his part in a huge corruption scandal. Photograph:  Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images

Brazil’s historic Car Wash investigation faces its first major judicial test on Tuesday, since leaks called into question the impartiality of the inve(...)

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro (right) continues to back justice minister Sergio Moro despite the Car Wash investigation revelations. File photograph: Adriano Machado/Reuters

Brazil’s supreme court has been dragged into the crisis that has called into question the behaviour of the former judge and federal prosecutors in cha(...)

Brazilian justice minister Sergio Moro has sought to downplay the revelations, saying he sees ‘nothing much’ in them. Photograph: Getty

When crusading anti-corruption judge Sérgio Moro accepted an invitation to become Brazil’s justice minister last November it was widely viewed as a po(...)

Brazil’s justice minister Sergio Moro at a news conference in Manaus on Monday: he said the messages did not represent any abnormality or show any direction by him of co-ordinating with prosecutors. Photograph: Bruno Kelly/Reuters

Brazil’s justice minister has been accused of co-ordinating with prosecutors when he was a judge in the case that led to the conviction and jailing of(...)

Supporters of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro demonstrate along Paulista Avenue in São Paulo on Sunday. Photograph:  Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

The crisis between Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and the country’s Congress looks set to intensify after large protests in favour of the far-righ(...)

Supporters of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attend a vigil outside the federal police offices in Curitiba, Brazil on August 31st, 2018. Photograph: Rodolfo Buhrer

It is day 354 of the Free Lula Vigil and about 50 activists are gathered in front of federal police headquarters in the city of Curitiba, where Brazil(...)

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