Brazil Weekly

Supreme Court Justice suspected of fraud, corruption

Hello! In this week’s issue: The most important facts in Brazil. Supreme Court Justice suspected of fraud, corruption. Brazil’s infrastructure shortcomings.


  • Tragedy. A fire destroyed a dormitory at the youth team training center of Flamengo, Brazil’s most popular football club, on Friday.

    Ten teenage players (between 14 and 16) died, and three others were injured. The lodging area was only licensed to work as a parking lot—in 2015, state prosecutors had shut down the dormitory and compared it to a juvenile prison. One surviving player told the press the fire was started by an air conditioning unit...

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