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Authorities in Brazil have arrested Antonio Palocci, a former finance minister and senior figure in the last two governments.
Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.
The dismembered bodies of a Brazilian family – two adults and two young children – have been found by Spanish police in the village of Pioz, near Madrid.
Prosecutors in Brazil have formally charged the country’s ex-President Lula da Silva of being the ‘top boss’ in a giant kickback scheme at state oil company…
Eduardo Cunha, the man dubbed Brazil’s most corrupt, and former speaker of the lower house has been stripped of his seat.
Andrei Fomochkin has been banned from the Rio Paralympic Games after waving a Russian flag at the opening ceremony.
The Paralympic Games have begun in Rio, with a breathtaking opening ceremony.
There were jeers from protesters on Wednesday as Michel Temer arrived to take part in his first Independence Day Parade as Brazil’s President.
There was tension and some clashes as tens of thousands took to the streets of Sao Paulo – in the latest protest against the new Brazilian President Michel Temer following the Senate’s decision to ous
Brazilians have reacted to the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff which ended an impeachment process that polarised the country amid a huge corruption scandal.
Michel Temer appeared to be the main winner in the first round of the Brazilian crisis that has shaken the country since December, but it could be a short-term triumph as his own weaknesses could trip
The impeachment of President Rousseff has sparked both pro and anti rallies in several cities across the country.
Risk analyst Carlos Cardenas from IHS Global Insight spoke with Damon Embling from euronews about the challenges facing Rousseff's successor Michel Temer.
Conservative Michel Temer has been officially sworn in as Brazil’s president, after the Senate voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff.
Dilma Rousseff has been removed from presidential office after Brazil’s Senate voted to impeach her.
Once upon a time she had fought as a guerilla against military dictatorship but in 2011, fully backed by outgoing President Lula Da Silva, Dilma Roussef became President of…
Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff has accused her critics of using trumped charges against her to trample on the country’s democracy.
We are about to witness a “serious violation” of the constitution and a “coup d’etat.
Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has protested her innocence as she testified before the senate in impeachment proceedings.
Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rouseff defended herself before the senate on Monday (August 29) at the impeachment trial which sees her accused
Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff has robustly denied charges against here as she testified in her impeachment trial.
As witnesses take to the stand in the impeachment trial against Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff, political scientist David Fleischer says this is the end of the road for the embattled…
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is officially on trial, on accusations of breaking budget laws.
Brazil’s Senate is due to open the impeachment trial of suspended president Dilma Rousseff, who is facing charges of breaking budget laws.
Despite a troubled build up to and a few embarrassing hiccups during, Rio de Janeiro did eventually deliver a successful Olympic Games.
What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…
The closing ceremony to the Rio Olympics started with a bang from spectacular fireworks on Sunday night as soon as fans from around the world had filled the iconic Maracana…
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has said sorry for fabricating a story about being robbed during the Rio Games by gunmen posing as police officers.