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.

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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...

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