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A Petrobras Scandal Hampers Brazil

Feb 21, 2015 | 14:02 GMT
Military police watch as workers from a company sub-contracted by Brazil's government-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro gather at a protest at the company's headquarters on Feb. 4.
Military police watch as workers from a company sub-contracted by Brazil's government-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro gather at a protest at the company's headquarters on Feb. 4.
(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A corruption scandal surrounding Brazilian energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA has had repercussions throughout Brazil amid an economic slowdown. It will also complicate, if not derail, the contentious reforms Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff planned to enact during her second term, while adding to existing social and political pressures on the government. ...

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