No women in Brazilian acting president's cabinet

Temer's decision to include nine different parties in his cabinet also shows the priority he is placing on ensuring a strong relationship with Congress and guaranteeing legislative majorities.

Brazil's new president names business-friendly cabinet

Brazil's new president names business-friendly cabinet

All the new ministers were men, a stark contrast with the sidelined administration headed by Brazil's first woman president.

Brazilians divided by wall and losing Facebook friends

The steel wall cutting across the heart of Brasilia does more than separate rival protesters.

Brazil`s Dilma Rousseff: Ex-guerrilla in impeachment battle

Brazil`s 68-year-old "iron lady" has put up a fight, trying to repair a coalition left in tatters by the defection of the country`s largest party, the PMDB.

Dilma Rousseff impeachment should go ahead: Commission rep

In the impeachment request, Temer is accused of participating in the same fiscal juggling as Rousseff.
 

Brazilians march to support Dilma Rousseff against `coup`

Brazilians march to support Dilma Rousseff against `coup`

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff`s fight against impeachment gathered speed when tens of thousands of people marched nationwide to oppose what they said was a "coup."

Brazil's Rousseff gets relief from Supreme Court, supporters

Brazil`s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday to take a corruption investigation into former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva away from a crusading federal judge, as pro-government protests across the country eased pressure on President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil Supreme Court takes over probe into ex-president

Brazil's Supreme Court has handed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva a victory, ruling against returning a corruption investigation involving the ex-leader back to a judge he accuses of unfairly targeting him.

Brazil Supreme Court judge suspends Lula's appointment

Brazil Supreme Court judge suspends Lula's appointment

A Brazilian Supreme Court judge blocked ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from becoming presidential chief of staff and sent the corruption case against him back to criminal court.

Brazil's Lula sworn in over protests as Rousseff faces impeachment

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in as chief of staff to his successor Dilma Rousseff on Thursday as a judge sought to block his appointment and Congress began proceedings to impeach her in a deepening political crisis.

Brazil government appeals injunction against Lula post

Brazil`s government Thursday filed an appeal against an injunction blocking President Dilma Rousseff from bringing her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva into her government, after claims she was shielding him from corruption accusations.

Facing graft charges, Brazil's Lula joins government in crisis

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff named her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as her chief of staff on Wednesady, sparing him possible arrest for corruption as she seeks to fend off a damaging crisis.

Brazil`s ex-president Lula to become chief of staff: Lawmaker

Brazil`s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will become chief of staff to his embattled successor Dilma Rousseff, a lawmaker in their party said Wednesday as both fight for their political survival.

Brazil`s Lula on verge of joining government: sources

Brazil`s ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is about to join the government of his embattled protege Dilma Rousseff, administration sources said Tuesday, as both seek to save their political lives.

Brazil prosecutor requests formal probe of Lula

Prosecutors in Brazil have asked that powerful ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was questioned this week in a huge corruption probe, be placed under formal investigation.

Brazil's corruption scandal anger spills onto street

Brazil's corruption scandal anger spills onto street

Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's supporters rallied outside his Sao Paulo house Saturday.

Brazil Petrobras scandal: Ex-president Lula says he does not fear prosecutors

Prosecutors said Lula was targeted as part of an investigation into a vast embezzlement and bribery conspiracy centered on Petrobras, the national oil company. 

Brazilian ex-president Lula detained in corruption probe

Brazilian ex-president Lula detained in corruption probe

Police briefly detained Brazil's powerful ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for questioning and searched his home today as part of a probe into a huge corruption scheme at state oil company Petrobras.

Corruption probe targets Brazil's former president

A federal task force has begun looking into the suspected involvement of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva with construction companies being investigated in the corruption-kickback probe 

Brazil's embattled ex-president Lula vows to 'survive'

Brazil's embattled ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vowed defiantly to "survive" corruption probes against him and his family, including his son.