Most Brazilians favour Rousseff's impeachment

2015-03-24 09:45

President Dilma Rousseff's popularity has fallen to a new low and a majority of Brazilians now favour her impeachment, according to an opinion poll.

Rousseff declares war on corruption

2015-03-19 10:30

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has launched an anti-corruption offensive to counter rising discontent over a kickback scandal engulfing Petrobras.

Rousseff to survive Brazil protests, economy to suffer

2015-03-17 20:15

Protests against President Dilma Rousseff will make it harder for Brazil's finances to recover from a corruption scandal at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

1 000s march calling for Brazil president to resign

2015-03-16 08:17

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians have marched peacefully in over 50 cities around the country to demand President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment and to criticise government corruption.

Ex-Petrobras exec tells all in graft hearing

2015-03-12 19:00

Ex-Petrobras official told a congressional hearing that Brazil's ruling Workers' Party received up to $200m skimmed from contracts with the state-run oil company.

Brazil's leader urges patience amid scandal, economic woes

2015-03-09 12:52

President Dilma Rousseff has asked Brazilians for patience as the country deals with a flagging economy and a widening corruption probe involving the state-run oil company and dozens of top politicians.

Petrobras scandal about to hit Brazil's politics

2015-02-26 13:00

Brazil's top prosecutor is expected to file charges in coming days against politicians implicated in the Petrobras corruption scandal.

Petrobas management quits, replacements needed

2015-02-05 12:45

The chief executive and other senior management at Brazil's Petrobras have resigned amid a festering corruption scandal and a race to find replacements is on.

Brazil's Rousseff serious about belt-tightening

2015-01-28 10:15

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has urged her cabinet to embrace fiscal belt-tightening and other measures aimed at restoring business confidence and growth.

Biden, Rousseff meet in Brazil

2015-01-03 09:49

US Vice President Joe Biden and Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff are pledging close co-operation between their countries as the US seeks to repair its damaged relationship with Brazil.


Brazil's Rousseff unveils anti-graft plan

2015-03-19 21:00

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff has tried to get ahead of the storm of scandal bearing down on her presidency by unveiling a raft of anti-corruption measures.

Brazil's opposition calls for Rousseff probe

2015-03-18 10:00

Brazil's main opposition party says it would call on the Supreme Court to investigate the President's involvement in a corruption scheme at oil firm Petrobras.

Mass protests a big challenge for Brazil's Rousseff

2015-03-16 10:58

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faces the biggest challenge yet of her young and turbulent second term, as hundreds of thousands of protesters take to the streets in more than 150 cities to demand her impeachment.

There was no way to uncover wrongdoing - Petrobas ex-boss.

2015-03-13 18:45

There was no way the state-run oil firm could have discovered the massive graft scheme that is adding to Brazil's economic troubles, says Petrobas ex-CEO.

Petrobras scandal pushes Rousseff to the brink

2015-03-12 09:10

President Dilma Rousseff can no longer count on a key ally in her ruling coalition, complicating efforts to stave off the roughest patch for Brazil's economy.

Brazilian politicians in trouble over Petrobas

2015-03-05 18:46

Brazil's top prosecutor has requested open investigations into politicians who allegedly benefited from a multibillion-dollar kickback scheme at Petrobras.

Petrobas CEO questions graft loss

2015-02-11 16:30

The new Brazil's Petrobras boss says he has full autonomy to dictate its own fuel-pricing policy and protect cash, even questioning losses from the scandal.

Brazil's Rousseff replacing Petrobras CEO

2015-02-04 12:00

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will replace the CEO at state-run oil company Petrobras in an effort to turn the page on a widening corruption scandal.

Petrobas CEO to keep her job - minister

2015-01-16 12:01

The CEO of Petroleo Brasile is set to keep her job despite calls for her resignation, after a corruption scandal has hit the state oil company.

Rousseff shines spotlight on Petrobras

2014-12-19 14:00

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vowed to help implement the toughest corporate governance standards at state-controlled oil producer Petróleo Brasileiro.

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