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Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff spoke to hundreds on the future of democracy in her country at a Center for Latin American Studies, or CLAS, event Monday. The former president, who was the first woman to hold the office, discussed the condition of the Brazilian state, her impeachment, the ...
Brazil's public security minister says that investigators suspect that police-linked militias were responsible for killing a Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman who was a prominent social activist. Marielle Franco and her driver were killed March 14. She had often criticized police brutality and was sharply critical of ...

(CNN) A federal judge has ordered the arrest of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, giving him until late Friday afternoon to present himself to federal police, according to ... Lula da Silva, who governed Brazil from 2003 to 2011, had been considered a frontrunner in elections due in October.
Luanda — The Brazilian minister of Foreign Affairs, Aloysio Nunes, arrived on Friday morning in Luanda for a 24-hour work visit, in the ambit of the ... Angola and Brazil established diplomatic relations in November 1975, period in which Brazil became the first country to recognise Angola's independence.
Raul Jungmann, Brazil's defence minister, described the situation as "a humanitarian drama". "The Venezuelans are being expelled from their country by hunger and the lack of jobs and medicine," he told reporters after seeing local officials in northern Brazil. "We are here to bring federal government help ...
FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Michel Temer gestures during a ceremony on a new National ID Card in Brasilia, Brazil, February 5, 2018. ... BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Federal Police will likely recommend shelving an investigation into alleged bribery of President Michel Temer in return for extending ...

Luiz Fux has been sworn in as the new president of Brazil's Supreme Electoral Tribunal, TSE. During ... While not naming former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva by name — whose conviction on corruption charges was upheld by the Fourth Regional Federal Court, TRF-4 last month — Fux's ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Monday that the situation is now much better to ensure the approval of social security reform. In a radio interview aired earlier in the day, the president said the Congress is more likely to approve the reform now than it was in ...
29 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian federal judge Sergio Moro Monday ordered the public auction of an apartment said to belong to former president Luiz Inacio Lula da ... Lula's conviction dramatically changed the scenario for the upcoming presidential elections in Brazil where he was going to run for a third term.
When former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva finally stood up to speak, he held the audience rapt for nearly an hour. ... “They anesthetised Brazilian society. ... The cult of Lula, as da Silva is universally known in Brazil, begins with his compelling personal history, which could be a metaphor for Brazil's own transformation ...
An appeals court ruling against Lula may disqualify this popular former Brazilian president from running again in October 2018. Supporters ... As a Brazilian constitutional law professor and Supreme Court researcher, I see Lula's trials as a marquee example of Brazil's flawed and inconsistent justice system.
Sugar futures extended losses Tuesday after reports that Brazil's agriculture minister said the country is considering lifting a tariff on U.S.-produced ethanol, ... "This appeared to trigger selling in Sugar as more cane can now be processed into sweetener," Jack Scoville, vice president at Price Futures Group, ...
Brazil's President Michel Temer delivers a broadcast speech while people sit in a bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ... His comments, made during a meeting this week with government and TSE officials, as well as intelligence agencies aiming to combat fake news during this year's electoral period, come amid ...
The WHO is recommending that travellers to the state and its capital, Sao Paulo, get a yellow fever vaccine before visiting. The warning comes after a significant rise in numbers of suspected and confirmed cases was reported. Local officials say travellers will not be at risk if they stay in cities. Brazilian Health Minister Antonio ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- A federal court on Monday denied an appeal of the Brazilian government that called for lifting a ban on Cristiane Brasil as the country's labor minister. Brasil was a lawmaker before she was appointed as the labor minister earlier this month. However, she was accused ...
Prisoners, back, try to contact relatives after a rebellion at the Colonia Agroindustrial prison in the Aparecida de Goiania Complex, in the state of Goias, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Inmates from rival gangs battled at the prison Monday, leaving several dead and more than a dozen injured, authorities told ...
The vote could be the most consequential since Lula da Silva's election in 2002, primarily because it will mark a turning point in Brazil's direction and, by extension, its long-term economic outlook. Unpopular Brazilian President Michel Temer, who took over after the corruption charges drove Dilma Rousseff ...

Brazilian President Michel Temer said a key vote on a bill streamlining the social security system could be delayed to early 2018 as the government struggles to gather support among lawmakers. Speaking ... It would also make pension payouts in Brazil, among the most generous in the world, more modest.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva addresses executive members of the Workers' Party in Sao Paulo on Jan. ... With two presidents impeached in the last 16 years and innumerable other politicians, including city councilors and the speaker of the house, accused and convicted of corruption ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said Friday that the recent downgrade of the country's sovereign credit rating is merely a technical decision that carries no political weight. Earlier this week, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's downgraded Brazil's ...
Brazil's President Michel Temer reacts during breakfast with journalists at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil December 22, 2017. ... BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer will appoint Congressman Pedro Fernandes as the new labor minister, the leader of Fernandes's Brazilian Labour ...
Prosecutors had argued that the president's decree would make plea bargains — a relatively new feature of Brazilian criminal law, but one that has ... Justice Minister Torquato Jardim said over the weekend that Mr. Temer had felt this was “the right political moment for a more liberal stance on pardons.”.
For instance, scientists, environmentalists, and well-known nongovernmental organizations worked to convince Brazilian president Michael ...
A European tour by Brazil's Minister of Foreign Relations Aloysio Nunes this ... The Commission president will ask for mandates to negotiate new free trade ... his state of the EU address on 13 September, officials told EURACTIV.com. ... could benefit from a deal with Mercosur, the Brazilian minister added.
BEIJING - The Brazil-China ties are of great strategic importance not only for the two countries, but also for the rest of the world, Brazilian ...
A raid on an illegal gold mine in the Brazilian Amazon in April 2016. ... A federal judge in Brazil has temporarily halted a plan by President ...
The Brazilian president Michel Temer has abolished an Amazonian reserve the size of Denmark, prompting concerns of an influx of mineral ...
Netanyahu plans to become first sitting Israeli prime minister to visit Latin America ... far, far advanced,” Netanyahu told President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala last fall. ... Brazil, Latin America's largest nation and home to some 120,000 ... Shell added that he believed the past two Brazilian presidents, Lula ...
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond attends a meeting with Brazil's Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles (unseen) in Brasilia, ...
South African Unions Show Support for Former Brazilian President Lula ... been responsible for the continuing inequity and misery in Brazil.'
SAO PAULO (AP) " Carlos Franklin Paixao Araujo, ex-husband of Brazilian former President Dilma Rousseff, has died in a hospital at age 79. The Sao Francisco ...
Brazilian officials have arrested at least 11 people caught looting containers that had fallen from a cargo ship near the port of Santos.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer has burned through ... in 30 years, according to Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles.
Brazilian President Michel Temer gets to keep his job—for now. ... reform system so that the government finance minister, Henrique Meirelles, ...
A Brazilian judge has ordered assets belonging to the country's former President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, to be frozen following his conviction ...
Trump then headed to his Trump International Golf Course, having meetings and taking phone calls before returning to Mar-a-Lago for an intelligence briefing and a phone call with Brazil's President Michel Temer. He met Marvel Entertainment CEO Ike ...
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President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak by phone Saturday afternoon with the president of Brazil, a nation in which many favored Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over Trump - due in large part to his opposition to free global trade.
SAO PAULO (AP) " Brazil's agriculture minister says he will meet with ambassadors and representatives of the European meat industry amid an investigation of Brazilian meatpackers that police allege have used chemicals to improve the appearance and ...
Brazil's political establishment is not counting him out quite yet. Aloysio Nunes, the foreign minister and leading member of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party - the PT's traditional opponent, told Bloomberg that the former president clearly had a ...
President Michel Temer said Friday that the Brazilian economy has begun to grow again and create new jobs, and the country is recovering business confidence.
Brazil's president Michel Temer and senior lawmakers are still unwavering in their support for a major pension reform despite nationwide protests against the proposal and the dramatic expansion of a graft probe threatening the ruling coalition.
South American trade bloc Mercosur expects to sign a framework accord this year for a trade deal with the European Union as the U.S.
Brazil's former president denied in court on Tuesday that he was part of a plot to impede a massive corruption probe and likened the barrage of media attention surrounding the charges against him to a "massacre.
Brazil's president has left the official residence that traditionally houses the country's top politician. It appears he moved out due to a fear of ghosts.
FILE: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2007. Dilma Rousseff said that Brazil's crippled democracy needs her predecessor and mentor, Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva, to stand in next year's election. Photo: Flickr.
MOST presidents in Michel Temer's situation would be called "embattled". Brazil has yet to ... spray-painted on a flyover that he passes on his commute between his official residence and his office, Mr Temer called it "proof of democracy's vibrancy ...
2017 Chora Me Liga Carnival bloco in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil The 2017 Chora Me Liga Carnival bloco in Copacabana attracted an estimated 80,000 revelers, photo by Alexandre Macieira/Riotur.
While Tourism minister sees the exemptions as an opportunity to increase revenues with tourism, the Foreign Ministry says visa waivers should be reciprocal.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has called Brazil a country that is "the shame of the world" during the Hugo Chavez Anti-Imperialist Forum in Caracas due to the state's ongoing corruption and political scandals.


 

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