Synonyms for palocci or Related words with palocci
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After the discovery of contracts, drafts, notes, emails and other internal documents by TIME story, which all aimed to justify the payments to
, the company GPA decided to establish an audit team to investigate the money given to
in attempt to set things right. Two months after this, the audit team found no evidence that states
aided the group whatsoever, giving the notion of corruption in this particular case.
On January 1, 2011,
was appointed by President Dilma Rousseff as her Chief of Staff.
, however, denied this and accused the prosecutors of leaking the preliminary results of an ongoing investigation.
was 28 years old, after occupying positions in various labour unions, including the CUT (linked to the Workers Party) he ran for election as city councilman ("vereador") for the first time. Since then,
has never lost an election. However, he completed only one of his terms (as mayor of Ribeirão Preto from 1993 to 1996).
According to Buratti, between 2001 and 2004,
received a R$50,000 monthly payment from Leão & Leão, a garbage collection company. Investigations are still underway.
In 2005, Antonio
was also involved in the Mensalão scandal, after being accused by Rogério Buratti, his former secretary in the Ribeirão Preto administration.
On September 10, 2003, citing personal reasons, Parnes sent his resignation to the Finance Minister, Antonio
. The economist Alexandre Schwartsman was appointed for the position.
On March 27, 2006 he was named Brazil's Finance Minister, replacing Antonio
, who resigned in the wake of corruption charges. Mr Mantega left office in December 2014, when he was replaced by the Chicago-trained economist Joaquim Levy.
Along with former minister José Dirceu (who resigned and subsequently lost his political rights for involvement with the Mensalão scandal),
was considered one of the most influential and strong ministers of Lula’s government.
On September 26, 2016
was imprisoned in the city of Sao Paulo by the Federal Police of Brazil as part of the Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption investigation.
was elected councilman in Ribeirão Preto in 1988. He did not finish his term because he stepped down to run in the election for the office of state deputy (which he won). In 1992, he resigned his term as deputy to assume the role of mayor of Ribeirão Preto, after winning the local election. It is during his administrations as mayor that
is alleged to have led a major slush fund operation (see below) for the Workers' Party, a scheme denounced by one of his former secretaries, Rogério Buratti.
was elected federal deputy in 1998. In 2000, he resigned his office so that he could run again in the mayoral election in Ribeirão Preto. He won the election, and thus was mayor of Ribeirão Preto again from 2001 to 2002. He resigned in 2002 so he could help Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's campaign for the Brazilian presidency. In 2003, when Lula was elected,
officially resigned as the mayor of Ribeirão Preto and was nominated the Finance Minister of Brazil and became a key figure in the new government.
Raised in Ribeirão Preto, in the state of São Paulo. His father was an artist and teacher. During his youth as a medical student at the University of São Paulo’s Ribeirão Preto Medical School,
took part in several radical movements. He was one of the founders of the Workers' Party and was its President in São Paulo from 1997 to 1998.
Alencar was the most notable person in government to openly complain of the conservative monetary policies of the Brazilian Central Bank, under Henrique Meirelles, backed by ministers Antonio
and Paulo Bernardo. He often criticized his own administration for failing to lower the Central Bank's base interest rates and demanded a reform of the country's tax system.
The scandal, which had at that time not yet involved Brazil's finance minister who is often claimed to be popular with the international finance community, threatened Antonio Palocci's standing after lawyer and former advisor Rogério Tadeu Buratti testified that
was involved in corrupt activities while mayor of Ribeirão Preto in the mid-90's.
worked for five years as a civil servant at the Ribeirão Preto regionel office of the São Paulo State Public Health Secretary. He inaugurated the Workers’ Health Ward and was the director of the regional office of the Public Health Service.
The main witness in the case is Francenildo Costa, who was then the groundskeeper of the property. He said the minister had visited the house "on at least ten, twenty occasions" and said he could clearly recognize
as the man he had seen in the meetings of senior PT members and governmental officials at the house.
Filho (born 4 October 1960) is a Brazilian physician and politician, and former Chief of Staff of Brazil under President Dilma Rousseff. He was the Finance minister of the Brazilian federal government from January 1, 2003 until March 27, 2006 (when he resigned in the wake of reports of conduct unbecoming of his office), during the presidency of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. He resigned from his office as Chief of Staff on June 7, 2011.
A new scandal began to unfold in 2006 after a Parliamentary Inquiry heard two witnesses who claimed that the minister had been to a manor house in Brasília which is suspected of functioning as a hub for fraudulent operations within the government, with the participation of some of his closest aids.
had previously claimed he had never been at the house. Some Congressmen said at the time that he could face criminal charges for lying to a Parliamentary Committee.
In August 2011, Diniz was notified by the Federal Public Ministry of Brazil to give explanations in a criminal investigation. Diniz’s next move was to then call criminal lawyer Marcio Thomaz Bastos, one of the most well-known criminal lawyers for those who had wealth. At this time, Diniz was president of the board of directors for Pão de Açúcar. During the 2010 elections, the offices of Bastos had helped Diniz pay 5.5 million reais, to congressman Antonio
to help fund the presidential campaign of Dilma Rousseff.
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