Text messages leaked by "The Intercept Brasil" show that Deltan Dallagnol, former coordinator of Operation Car Wash's prosecution team and anti-corruption public figure, knew that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's Chief of Staff Onyx Lorenzoni was involved in corruption, but chose not to act on it.
New leaked messages between Brazilian judge Sérgio Moro and prosecutors of Operation Car Wash show that Moro suggested they leak confidential information concerning Odebrecht's activities in Venezuela to members of the Venezuelan opposition. Some prosecutors even entertained the possibility of provoking a civil war in Venezuela over the leaks.
New text messages between Brazilian judge Sérgio Moro and Operation Car Wash's prosecutors are leaked by "The Intercept Brasil" and "Veja". In the messages, Judge Moro illegally advises the prosecutors in including pieces of evidence against defendants of cases presided by him and suggests dates for Federal Police operations. The messages also suggest that Moro withheld evidence to prevent cases being transferred out of his jurisdiction to the Supreme Federal Court.
Several text and audio messages between Brazilian judge Sérgio Moro and lead prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol are leaked, casting doubt over the trial of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on the grounds of illegal collaboration between court and prosecution. The leaks also point to interference in the 2018 elections by Operation Car Wash's task force officials.
Brazil's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms the closure of five of its embassies, the ones in Antigua and Barbuda, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis and Dominica. Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva had opened more than 65 embassies in countries throughout the Global South in a bid to enhance political and economic ties with Brazil.