President Dilma Rousseff's administration has invested three times less than her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in efforts to slow deforestation in the Amazon, the non-governmental organization InfoAmazonia said in a report.
A majority of Brazilians favour impeaching President Dilma Rousseff due to an economic slump and a snowballing corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras, according to a poll released on Monday.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched an anti-corruption offensive on Wednesday to counter rising discontent over a kickback scandal engulfing state-run oil company Petrobras that has implicated her allies and undermined her popularity.
Nearly one million people turned out across Brazil Sunday to protest against President Dilma Rousseff, who has come under mounting pressure from a faltering economy and a huge corruption scandal, police said.
Pro-government labour unions and social activists staged demonstrations across Brazil on Friday in support of President Dilma Rousseff, two days before mass protests planned against her administration.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff warned Monday she would not tolerate violence as the continent-sized Latin American country, convulsed by a graft scandal involving dozens of politicians, prepared for a new spate of protests.
An investigation into what prosecutors call the biggest corruption scandal ever uncovered in Brazil won Supreme Court approval to expand to dozens of top politicians for alleged ties to a kickback scheme at the state-run energy company.
Ecological protests on Saturday dogged the final day of an International Olympic Committee executive board meeting in Rio as green campaigners slated the choice of a nature reserve to hold the golf event neat year.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday refused to accept the credentials of the Indonesian ambassador to demonstrate her anger at last month`s execution of a Brazilian citizen for drug smuggling.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff appointed 13 new ministers on Tuesday, choosing allied politicians in a cabinet reshuffle while trying to avoid any names that could be linked to a widening corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras .