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.

Ex-Wall St banker could right Brazil economy

2014-11-12 15:20

A former Wall St banker is a frontrunner to be Brazil's next finance minister, say sources close to the government.

Brazil shocks with post poll rate hike

2014-10-30 13:15

Brazil's central bank has raised interest rates, surprising investors with a move that signals President Dilma Rousseff could make more market-friendly policy changes.

Brazil faces struggle to restore good times

2014-10-27 11:44

President Dilma Rousseff has narrowly won re-election but will need to restore order to public finances in her second term to get Brazil's stalled economy back.

Poll: Brazil's leader gains ground in tight race

2014-10-21 11:17

Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff is gaining ground over her rival in a tight re-election race, although the contest remains in a technical tie, a poll shows.

Brazil president declares mourning after rival's death

2014-08-13 21:31

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has declared three days of national mourning and suspended her re-election campaign after one of her opponents died in a plane crash.

Fidel Castro signs pro-Palestine manifesto

2014-08-09 23:06

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has signed an international manifesto "supporting Palestine", demanding that Israel respect UN resolutions and withdraw from Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem.


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.

Brazil poll revives geographic, class divide

2014-11-01 20:05

Leftist President Dilma Rousseff's re-election in Brazil has exposed a deeply divided country, reviving the old wounds of class struggle.

Dilma Rousseff calls for unity after Brazil win

2014-10-27 12:43

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has narrowly won re-election to a second term, calling for unity after the most divisive race since the return to democracy.

Brazil campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

2014-10-25 11:33

Brazil's presidential candidates have traded accusations over political corruption in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before an election runoff in the country's closest race in decades.

Brazil presidential elections on the boil

2014-09-02 16:43

Incumbent Dilma Rousseff, now trailing top rival Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential race by 10%, has gone on the offensive.

Israel apologises for calling Brazil 'diplomatic dwarf'

2014-08-12 06:04

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has apologised to his Brazilian counterpart for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesperson calling the Latin American powerhouse a "diplomatic dwarf".

Brazil declares SWC 'victory'

2014-07-15 10:15

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has declared as a victory the giant nation's staging of the Soccer World Cup.

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