Rousseff ex-minister arrested in Brazil graft probe

A top ex-minister of Brazil`s suspended president Dilma Rousseff became the latest official to get arrested in a sprawling corruption probe on Thursday, authorities said.

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil detects IS radical posts in Portuguese

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil detects IS radical posts in Portuguese

Pre-Olympic jitters had already risen after a French jihadist warned on Twitter after deadly attacks in France last November that Brazil was the "next target."

Brazil Olympic chief urges protesters not to mar opening ceremony

Brazil Olympic chief urges protesters not to mar opening ceremony

The first Summer Olympics ever staged in South America open on August 5 in Rio`s Maracana Stadium.

Dilma Rousseff denies using Petrobras funds to cover personal expenses

Rousseff is likely to seek reparations in the court for defamatory accusations made against her.

Brazil acting president pushes for quick Dilma Rousseff impeachment

Rousseff, accused of taking unauthorized loans to patch up the state budget during her 2014 reelection campaign and in early 2015, was suspended for the trial on May 12.

Leaked audio claims second Brazilian minister

In audio released by Globo television last night, Silveira was heard talking to Senate President Renan Calheiros and Sergio Machado.

Corruption scandal throws Brazil`s interim government into disarray

Corruption scandal throws Brazil`s interim government into disarray

Planning Minister Romero Juca said in a hurried appearance before television cameras that he would step aside from Tuesday. 

Venezuela recalls Brazil ambassador following Rousseff's suspension

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recalled his country`s ambassador in Brazil after his counterpart Dilma Rousseff was suspended over an impeachment trial.

Brazil's interim president may remain in office till 2019

Brazil's interim president may remain in office till 2019

Brazil`s interim President Michel Temer said Friday he may remain in office till 2019.

Brazil's interim government touts support for tough measures

Presidential Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha said the incoming government understood it was only provisional for now and had ordered portraits of Rousseff to be left hanging in federal buildings.

Protesters rally against acting Brazilian president Temer

The protesters said that they will not recognise the "legitimacy" of Temer's government, adding that they will take to the streets again in the coming days, not to defend Rousseff but to protect "democracy and social rights".

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.

'We must restore Brazil's credibility': Acting President

Extending an olive branch to the left after a divisive battle over Rousseff's impeachment, he called for "dialogue" on the multiple crises facing Latin America's largest country, which is deep in recession and reeling from a far-reaching corruption scandal.

UN's Ban calls for calm in Brazil

Rousseff was suspended to face impeachment trial, ceding power to her vice president Michel Temer.

Brazil's institutions 'durable' enough to withstand crisis: US

The 55-22 vote effectively ended 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's largest country, brought down amid a deep economic crisis and a still unfolding corruption scandal centered on the state oil giant Petrobras.

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.

Brazil`s Rousseff suspended by Senate

Brazil`s Rousseff suspended by Senate

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been suspended from office to face an impeachment trial in the Senate on charges that she broke budget accounting rules.

Brazil's Rousseff suspended to face impeachment trial

Brazil's Rousseff suspended to face impeachment trial

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was suspended Thursday to face impeachment, ceding power to her vice-president-turned-enemy Michel Temer in a political earthquake ending 13 years of leftist rule over Latin America`s biggest nation.

Brazil president in last-gasp appeal against impeachment

The result of what is expected to be a marathon voting session may not be final until Thursday.

In fight against impeachment, Brazil President Dilma Rousseff tries to win left support

In fight against impeachment, Brazil President Dilma Rousseff tries to win left support

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, in her fight against impeachment, met her advisors to analyse social measures she could announce on Labour Day as a way of winning back leftist support, the media reported.