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Brazil's Rousseff Targets Corruption Amid Petrobras Scandal

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched an anti-corruption offensive Wednesday to counter rising discontent over a kickback scandal engulfing state-run oil company Petrobras that has implicated her allies and undermined her popularity. Her anti-corruption proposals, contained in bills submitted to Congress, include the criminalization of slush funds — known in Portuguese as "Caixa 2" — that are widely used by Brazil's political parties to finance their...

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