Brazil’s suspended president mounted a defiant and emotional defense of her presidency on Monday during the senate impeachment trial that is due to decide whether to oust her for good.
A VICE investigation has uncovered how North Koreans are working as forced laborers in the heart of Europe, with their wages directly filling Kim Jong-un's coffers with foreign currency.
In an expected but historic moment for Latin America, Brazil's president has been removed from office and will face an impeachment trial, in what her supporters describe as a coup.
Brazil's senate has opened the session in which senators are expected to vote to impeach Rousseff, the country’s first female president, for allegedly manipulating the national accounts.
With Rousseff almost certain to lose the upcoming impeachment vote in the senate on May 11, her controversial vice president, Michel Temer, is preparing to take over the job and promising austerity measures when he does.
South Korea's military said it appears that the North is prepared to conduct a fifth nuclear test "at any time" ahead of the conference next month.
Massive anti-government demonstrations led by the middle classes hide the stories of many Brazilians, particularly among the poor, who still support Rousseff or see little credible alternative.
It's been a disastrous month for the ruling government, but protesters across the country flocked to the streets in an attempt to blow wind into the sails of an administration that many have already declared a sinking ship.
President Rousseff’s efforts to block impeachment with the help of former president Lula have backfired, as he is now implicated in a corruption probe involving dozens of politicians. Mass protests have increased the pressure.
Lula will become Rousseff’s chief of staff as Brazil’s political crisis appears to be reaching a head. His new job will also provide temporary protection from arrest on corruption charges.
The dramatic events directly tie Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to the Operation Car Wash investigation into a massive bribes and money laundering scandal involving the state-run oil company that has already led to the arrest of Brazilian politicians.