Operation Car Wash comes roaring back

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‘Beef baron’ Joesley Batista is arrested again by Operation Car Wash

The last time we discussed Operation Car Wash, it was to point out that Brazilian society’s opinion of the investigation was the lowest it had been in since its inception in 2014. Regardless, the massive corruption operation has apparently been ticking along as normal, albeit pushed from the headlines, thanks to an eventful presidential election.

This week, however, Operation Car Wash returned to the news, with two high profile cases hitting the front pages.

On Thursday, the Federal Police arrested ten state congressmen in Rio de Janeiro suspected...

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