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Podcast: The Threats to Brazil’s “Car Wash” Corruption Probe

Reading Time: < 1 minuteAttempts to impede the historic investigation are coming from the “old political class.”
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Agência Brasil (Wiki) May 11, 2015

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There are several threats facing the probe into corruption at Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras, according to José Ugaz, global chairman of Transparency International. Ugaz, who is based in Peru but visited Brazil last week, said some Brazilian politicians are trying to obstruct the investigation – although they likely won’t succeed because of massive public support for the anti-corruption sweep. In a podcast interview with AQ editor-in-chief Brian Winter, Ugaz explained why he’s optimistic about the “Car Wash” probe’s lasting effects on Brazil and the rest of Latin America.

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