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Brazil's evangelical far right could elect the country's next president

Brazil has more Catholics than any country in the world — but Evangelical Protestants are on the rise
David Noriega
4.5.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump warns he'll be "angry" if health bill fails, ex-president of Brazil convicted of corruption, two US volunteer fighters killed in Syria, and more.
VICE Staff
7.13.17
brazil

Brazil’s “Lula” gets 9.5 years in prison but is still a favorite to be president

Alexa Liautaud
7.12.17
americas

Dilma Rousseff is no longer Brazil's president

The Brazilian senate’s vote to impeach the country’s first female president for breaking budgetary laws comes amid a wider political crisis over corruption, and a deep economic recession.
VICE News
8.31.16
americas

Dilma Rousseff: Impeachment trial has 'bitter taste' of torture

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.
Jo Tuckman
8.29.16
americas

Scuffles Break Out in Brazil's Congress as Rousseff Impeachment Vote Begins

The impeachment crisis has paralyzed activity in Brasilia, just four months before the country is due to host the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and as it seeks to battle an epidemic of the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in newborns.
VICE News
4.17.16
americas

Dilma Rousseff Is Close to Being Impeached, but Not All Brazilians Hate Her

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.
Donna Bowater
4.12.16
americas

Brazil’s Political Crisis Is Reaching Breaking Point

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.
Priscilla Moraes and Donna Bowater
3.18.16
americas

Former Brazilian President Lula Charged in Connection to Money Laundering

Federal investigators detained Lula for questioning in police custody last week before charging him on Wednesday, fanning a political crisis that has rattled his successor, President Dilma Rousseff.
Reuters News Agency
3.10.16
Quick Hits

Quick Hit: Federal Corruption Inquiry Triggers Protests in Brazil

Brazilian police disperse scuffles between rival protesters demonstrating over the questioning of former President Lula on corruption allegations.
VICE News
3.4.16
americas

Israel Increases Pressure on Brazil to Accept Settler Leader as Ambassador

The Brazilian government's four-month-long delay in confirming the appointment of Dani Dayan has been understood as stemming from disapproval for his former leadership of the settlement movement in the West Bank.
Donna Bowater
12.28.15
poverty

Want Economic Equality for Women? Give Them Money

Brazil’s Bolsa Familia system empowers single moms, while the system in the United States leaves them hanging.
Mary Emily O'Hara
4.11.14