Massive protests in Brazil end with tear gas, stun grenades, and water cannons
The protest — against last week's impeachment of left-wing president Dilma Rousseff and her replacement with veteran conservative Michel Temer — reportedly turned violent after police blocked the progress of the marchers.
Brazil is very close to impeaching Dilma Rousseff
This Thursday's senate committee vote in favor of taking the trial of the suspended president to the full chamber, puts Brazil's deep political crisis back center stage a day before the opening of the Rio Olympics.
Brazilian Watchdogs Say New Bill to Pursue Cyberbullies Is Really a Way to Silence Critics
Concern over abuse of power has been heightened by Brazil's current political chaos, which has exposed a cornucopia of unethical, and often allegedly criminal, conduct by political leaders across the spectrum.
A Bunch of Men Will Likely Take Over After Brazil's First Female President Is Ousted
Michel Temer, Brazil’s interim president after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, took office Thursday, and announced a new cabinet — without one single woman in it.
This Could Be Dilma Rousseff's Final Day In Office as Brazil's President
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.
A Probe Into Olympic Corruption Is Making Brazilians Think of Pizza
Rio’s city council has launched an inquiry into spending around the 2016 Olympics that some fear will “end up as pizza” — a Brazilian term meaning a cover up.