Thousands take part in black women's march in Brazil

2015-11-19 10:49

Thousands of black women from across Brazil marched on the nation's capital to call attention to the pervasive violence and discrimination they suffer.

Brazil president gets temporary impeachment reprieve

2015-10-14 10:41

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has won a temporary reprieve from threatened impeachment thanks to a Supreme Court intervention and her principal opponent's decision to hold off for now on opening proceedings.

Brazil president criticises Europe over refugee crisis

2015-09-05 13:08

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has criticised European nations for creating "barriers" to the entry of migrants, saying the Syrian child found on a beach in Turkey had died because he was "not welcome."

Brazil street protests demand Rousseff impeachment

2015-08-16 21:25

Protesters have taken to the streets of Brazil, kicking off nationwide rallies expected to draw hundreds of thousands demonstrating against corruption and economic slowdown, and calling for President Dilma Rousseff to step down.

Brazil's Rousseff popularity still falling

2015-07-21 16:09

President Dilma Rousseff's popularity continues to tumble due to a widening corruption scandal and economic recession, Brazilians want to see her impeached.

Rousseff aims to lure $64bn in infrastructure

2015-06-10 09:15

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled an effort to draw $64bn in private investment to build, upgrade and operate Brazilian infrastructure.

All SWCs must be probed - Brazil president

2015-05-28 07:54

Dilma Rousseff has called for all Soccer World Cups and football activities to be investigated.

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.


Brazil committed to Gripens

2015-10-19 16:59

Brazil remains committed to purchasing 36 Gripens from Swedish defence contractor Saab, despite Brazil's deepening economic woes

Rousseff cuts Brazil cabinet

2015-10-02 21:15

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has cut eight ministerial positions as a money-saving measure.

Dilma Out! Brazilians rage against president

2015-08-17 08:52

Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation Sunday, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption and looming recession in Latin America's biggest country.

Brazil's Rousseff says won’t consider quitting

2015-08-13 12:32

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says she would not consider quitting despite calls for her impeachment from opponents in Congress as the economy sinks and her popularity hits record lows.

US, Brazil pledge to up renewable energy

2015-06-30 21:02

The United States and Brazil have pledged to increase their share of renewable energy in electricity generation from sources other than hydro-power.

2014 SWC clean - Rousseff

2015-06-09 08:58

Dilma Rousseff insists there is no reason Brazil's hosting of the 2014 SWC should be probed as part of the FIFA scandal.

Petrobas scandal exacts economic toll on Brazil

2015-04-21 11:44

The biggest ever corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobas is causing bankruptcies among suppliers, with job losses mounting by the tens of thousands.

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.

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