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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…
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial on obstruction of justice charges related to the Petrobras corruption scandal.
Our journalists are working on this story and will update it as soon as more information becomes available.
As the Brazilian senate debated whether or not to impeach its president, protesters gathered outside the congress in the capital Brasilia. The
The Brazilian senate is due to vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. If senators vote in favour, Dilma Rousseff will be suspended
Brazil’s Senate says it will go ahead with a vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. It’s the latest in the long running saga of
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Rousseff comes out fighting She says she is facing a coup against her *She will defend herself in the Senate Following Sunday’s crushing defeat
Dilma Rousseff was first sworn in as the first female president of Latin America’s biggest economy in January 2011. She won an election run-off on
Emotions are running high in Brazil amid the biggest political crisis for years after a parliamentary vote which will almost certainly force Dilma
The day has arrived for Dilma Rousseff to learn her fate. This evening (April 17), Brazil’s lower house of Congress – the Chamber of Deputies – is to
Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has put in a last-ditch effort ahead of Sunday’s impeachment vote (April 17). The country’s first female
Brazil’s president cancelled an televised speech on Friday night for fears it would spark demonstrations. Dilma Rousseff was expected to defend her
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A defiant President Dilma Rousseff has said no to a cabinet reshuffle, ignoring calls for changes which could have boosted her political support and
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been rallying support for his beleaguered political protégé and successor Dilma Rousseff as
Thousands have turned out in defence of President Dilma Rousseff, who faces possible impeachment
Thousands rally in support of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff as she fights efforts to oust her from office
Lula is the man who has been shaping Brazil since 2003 and who established the Workers Party at the top of the country’s politics. The charismatic
Brazil is in the midst of its most serious political crisis for almost 25 years, with the future of President Dilma Rousseff’s government in the