Bolivia reclaims two oil refineries from Brazilian state-owned energy company Petrobras.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Incio Lula da Silva is convicted on corruption and money laundering charges in connection with the Petrobras investigation. Lula, who remains free on appeal, is sentenced to nine and a half years in prison.
2017-07-12, with context: Brazil, Petrobras
Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht and affiliated petrochemical company Braskem plead guilty of violating American foreign bribery laws in connection with the Petrobras deal.
2016-12-21, with context: Brazil, Petrobras
Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes rules Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be stripped of a ministerial role in President Dilma Rousseff's Cabinet so he can be investigated in connection with the state oil company Petrobras's alleged kickback scheme. Earlier today, injunctions suspending Lula's appointment as chief of staff were overturned at Attorney General Jose Eduardo Cardozo's request for a Supreme Court ruling on the motions.
2016-03-18, with context: Brazil, Petrobras
Brazil's lower house of Congress opens impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff over a corruption scandal involving the state-owned oil giant, Petrobras.
2015-12-2, with context: Brazil, Petrobras
A small turboprop plane carrying 18 people crashes while trying to land in bad, rainy weather in the Andes Mountains of northern Bolivia, killing 8, and injuring 10, including the pilot and co-pilot, on a trip from Trinidad, Bolivia to Riberalta, Bolivia, in El Beni Department near Brazil.
2013-11-3, with context: Bolivia, Brazil
Seventeen people are killed and 34 others are injured in a bus crash near the town of Taperas, Bolivia, along a newly built highway to Brazil.
2013-01-24, with context: Bolivia, Brazil
Authorities in Paraguay arrest a Bolivian drug lord and seize nearly 1700kg of cocaine near the border with Brazil.
2012-11-11, with context: Bolivia, Brazil
In the world's largest share offer, Brazilian semi-public energy company Petrobras raises US$67 billion.
2010-09-24, with context: Brazil, Petrobras
Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia express concerns whilst Peru supports a planned accord by Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to allow United States troops to use several bases. Venezuela announces trade measures against Colombia.
2009-08-6, with context: Bolivia, Brazil
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrives in Bolivia with a "strong tone-down message".
2009-08-22, with context: Bolivia, Brazil