Brazilian Senators approved a constitutional amendment to limit public spending for 20 years, prompting demonstrations in numerous states.
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.
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial for allegedly accepting over one million dollars (800,000 euros) in bribes in connection with the corruption scandal at the state-
Eduardo Cunha, the man dubbed Brazil’s most corrupt, and former speaker of the lower house has been stripped of his seat.
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
Anger over the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has spilled onto the streets.
Brazilians watching television in a Rio de Janeiro restaurant shouted “Out Temer” and jeered as newly sworn in President Michel Temer addressed the nation on…
Out but not down, Brazil’s ousted President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to appeal her impeachment.
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…
Today (August 31) could mark the beginning of a new era for Brazil, if the main prosecutor in suspended President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial has his way.
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
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…
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff claims her threatened impeachment amounts to a coup and promises the people a referendum on early elections if she is returned to power.
The fate of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s suspended leftist leader, is set to be determined by the country’s Senate from August 25 – just days after the Closing Ceremony for the Rio Olympic…
Brazil’s Senate has voted to indict the country’s first female president.
A Brazilian Senate impeachment committee has voted to put the country's suspended president on trial
A Senate impeachment committee has voted to put suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on trial for her alleged manipulation of the government budget to increase public…
The Olympic torch may have arrived in Rio, but it does not seem to have ignited much joy in Brazil.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial on obstruction of justice charges related to the Petrobras corruption scandal.
Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff has presented her written defence to a Senate impeachment trial.