Geopolitics: Brazil faces more scandal

Sports Minister Orlando Silva was accused of corruption (photo:dpa)
Sports Minister Orlando Silva was accused of corruption (photo:dpa)

Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, is facing yet more flak as the fifth minister resigns from her government in less than a year on charges of corruption. This time the resignation affects Brazil's hosting of the World Cup and the Olympic Games. GIS expert, Dr Joseph S. Tulchin, explains the ramifications for the president in this briefing.

ANOTHER corruption scandal has hit the Brazilian government of President Dilma Rousseff.


This time Sports Minister Orlando Silva has been accused of taking bribes and kickbacks from a government programme called ‘Second Half’ which is designed to develop sport in underprivileged com...

Not a subscriber yet?

Subscribe now and get the latest in-depth geopolitical analysis and forecasts from GIS’s unrivaled cadre of experts.

Learn more about our subscription plans.

You can also buy this report for €8.99 Buy

Add your comment