Brazil impeachment leader arrested in corruption probe

2016-10-20 07:54

The powerful former speaker of Brazil's lower house who spearheaded the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff has been arrested as part of a sprawling graft probe involving state oil giant Petrobras

Brazil's biggest dinosaur found after 60 years in cupboard

2016-10-09 16:08

Brazil just found its biggest ever dinosaur - in a storage cupboard. Found in 1953, the dinosaur pieces languished the next six decades in storage at Rio's ornate Museum of Earth Sciences.

Brazen political killings overshadow Brazilian elections

2016-09-29 14:34

The gunning down in broad daylight of a Rio city council candidate ahead of nationwide municipal elections has stoked fears that Brazil's already toxic politics are headed into dangerous new territory.

Massa 'surprised' by retirement reaction

2016-09-23 09:44

Felipe Massa says he has been heartened by the reaction to his decision to retire from F1.

Brazil ousts lawmaker who pushed for Rousseff impeachment

2016-09-13 08:06

Brazil's lower house of Congress removed from office lawmaker Eduardo Cunha, who pushed for the impeachment of president Dilma Rousseff, for hiding Swiss bank accounts.

Brazil monthly inflation eases in August as food pressure wanes

2016-09-09 15:07

Brazil’s monthly consumer inflation has eased in August on slower food price increases as the central bank says it’s monitoring market data.

Sara Gon: Lessons from Brazil? Be careful what you wish for

2016-09-05 08:53

Maybe the time has come to end taking our economic inspiration from BRICS before we burn all our bridges to the West, says an analyst.

Michel Temer wins Brazil presidency – and huge problems

2016-09-02 14:23

Brazil's new president Michel Temer has an unusually short time to get through a daunting list of tasks, starting with fixing one of the world's biggest economies.

WATCH: How to impeach a president

Suspended Brazil president Dilma Rousseff was successfully thrown out of office on Wednesday after an overwhelming majority vote from the senate. Watch.

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Brazil's Rousseff impeached, Temer sworn in

2016-08-31 22:34

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff has been stripped of the country's presidency in an impeachment vote and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer.


At least 18 dead after Brazilian prison mutinies

2016-10-17 22:23

At least 18 inmates have died in two separate Brazilian penitentiaries in clashes between rival gangs, and authorities are investigating a possible connection between the uprisings, police say.

More than 100 escaped inmates at large in Brazil

2016-10-01 22:25

Most of the nearly 500 inmates who escaped after a mass breakout from a prison in southeastern Brazil have been recaptured.

Brazilian city council candidate shot dead at Rio rally

2016-09-26 11:28

Brazilian police say gunmen have killed a city council candidate as he was leaving a political rally outside Rio de Janeiro.

2 weeks on job, Brazil's new president faces big challenges

2016-09-15 07:25

2 weeks on the job, Brazil's news president faces large challenges and risks in wake of impeachment fight.

Brazil ratifies Paris CO2 Agreement

2016-09-12 23:15

Brazil, the largest emitter of carbon dioxide in Latin America has ratified the Paris Agreement to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Mass protests against new 'coup president' of Brazil

2016-09-05 13:55

Tens of thousands have taken to Brazilian streets to support sacked president Dilma Rousseff and protest the new government of Michel Temer, who has taken power and downplayed the protests.

New Brazil president woos business allies in China

2016-09-03 08:48

New Brazilian President Michel Temer insists his country has turned a page on years of crises as he wooed businesses in China after replacing Dilma Rousseff in a bitter impeachment fight.

Rousseff lodges impeachment appeal

2016-09-01 19:25

Brazil's ex-president Dilma Rousseff has filed a Supreme Court challenge asking for the overturning of a senate impeachment vote that removed her from office.

New leader vows to heal Brazil after impeachment drama

2016-09-01 07:16

Brazil's new leader Michel Temer began his presidency in earnest, vowing to heal the crisis-stricken Latin American giant after senators fired his defiant rival Dilma Rousseff in an emotional impeachment trial.

Brazil's Senate strips Rousseff of presidency

2016-08-31 19:06

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff has been stripped of the country's presidency in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

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