Not surprisingly, Odebrecht has been under investigation by Brazilian prosecutors for corruption, slave labor, inhumane conditions, international human trafficking, curtailment of freedom, retention of documents and other violations.
This morning, its CEO, Marcelo Odebrecht, was arrested.
We've long been critical of this company's immoral practices and out-sized role in taxpayer projects in Miami-Dade County.
Its business with Castro's dictatorship is so treasured (and obviously greased) that it chose to go to court, rather than abide by a Florida law -- overwhelming passed by the state legislature and supported by Miami-Dade County voters -- which would have required it to end its dealing with Cuba prior to receiving any further taxpayer money.
Many have sought to whitewash Odebrecht's behavior -- but ultimately, the truth always prevails.
Brazil arrests powerful Odebrecht CEO in Petrobras probe
Brazilian police on Friday arrested Marcelo Odebrecht, the head of Latin America's largest engineering and construction company Odebrecht SA, local media said, pulling the most high-profile executive into the corruption investigation at state-run oil firm Petrobras.