SAO PAULO— Brazilian police have arrested the former president of construction giant Andrade Gutierrez for his suspected role in a bribery scandal involving the state-owned company that operates Brazil's two nuclear power plants. He was arrested in June 2015 and released into house arrest on Feb. 5. Prosecutors have said that Andrade Gutierrez and other...» Read More
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