Brazil's Cunha sentenced to 15 years for corruption

2017-03-30 19:00

The once powerful speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress Eduardo Cunha has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the country's battle against corruption.

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.

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.

Brazil evangelicals pray for Rousseff, sinful politicians

2016-08-30 13:47

If Pastor Francisco Carlos Soares de Menezes' prayers are answered, Dilma Rousseff won't be the last Brazilian leader sent to the political hellfires.

Brazil's Rousseff denies charges at impeachment trial

2016-08-29 20:04

Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff had denied that she had committed an impeachable crime.

Five key moments in Brazil impeachment battle

2016-08-24 13:30

Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff is set for trial before the Senate, the final act in an impeachment drama that looks set to end 13 years of leftist rule.


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 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.

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.

3 men in line for Brazilian presidency accused of corruption

2016-08-31 18:02

Impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff have put a spotlight on corruption in the ranks of Brazil's lawmakers.

Brazil police fire tear gas at impeachment protesters

2016-08-30 08:51

Police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who lit fires in the street of Sao Paulo to protest the looming impeachment of suspended president Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil's Rousseff to face accusers in impeachment showdown

2016-08-29 09:05

Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff will confront her accusers in a dramatic finale to a Senate impeachment trial likely to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest country.

Brazil's Rousseff ahead of trial: 'I'm innocent'

2016-08-17 07:52

Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff admitted she had made mistakes, but said she had done nothing worthy of impeachment in an address just over a week before she goes on trial.

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