Rio de Janeiro state workers have clashed with police during a demonstration against both President Michel Temer and Rio’s state governor Luiz
Brazilian riot police arrested 34 in a pre-dawn raid on Sunday (May 21) in the downtown Sao Paulo neighbourhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), a notorious zone where crack cocaine users and addicts
There were rowdy scenes inside Brazil’s parliament on Wednesday night after prison guards protesting against new retirement rules stormed the committee room.
Nationwide strikes led by unions in Brazil to protest against government austerity measures have seriously disrupted public transport in several cities.
A Brazilian court has sentenced the former speaker of the country's lower house, Eduardo Cunha to more than 15 years in prison for corruption.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil to protest against pension reforms.
Brazil's financial plight endangers life as police strike
Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, wife of Brazil’s ex-president Lula da Silva, has died at the age of 66.
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 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.
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…