Hours after Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female president, was suspended by a vote to put her on trial for breaking budget laws, the man who took her place unveiled his cabinet: An all-male line-up of 23 ministers.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
Fri, 13 May, 2016
Brazil’s leftist president Dilma Rousseff has suffered a humiliating loss in a crucial impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress and is almost certain to be forced from office months before the nation hosts the Olympics.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Embattled Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff lashed out at the two men in line to succeed her if she is impeached, calling her vice president and the lower house speaker “heads of the conspiracy” to remove her from office.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was detained for questioning in a federal investigation of a bribery and money laundering scheme that police said had financed campaigns and expenses of the ruling Workers Party.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
Brazilian police fear street demonstrations will erupt in violence prior to the World Cup’s opening game today in Sao Paulo, as intelligence indicates a few hundred protesters will try to block roads leading to the stadium.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
President Barack Obama’s national security adviser has conceded there are legitimate questions about US spying on its allies, as America sought to soothe Brazil’s concerns about far-reaching surveillance by the National Security Agency.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2013