Michel Temer

Corruption

Brazil's president charged with corruption

Alexa Liautaud
6.26.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
5.18.17
americas

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.
Nathaniel Janowitz
9.5.16
americas

Rio's Olympics can't keep throwing protesters out of venues, court rules

The ruling comes amid high political tension in Brazil as the effort to permanently remove suspended president Dilma Rousseff from power approaches its culmination.
Jo Tuckman
8.9.16
americas

The Rio Olympics want you to forget that Brazil is in turmoil

The Rio 2016 OIympics began in the midst of a political crisis, a deep recession, and bad press that has already branded them a disaster.
James Armour Young
8.5.16
americas

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.
Gabriela Gorbea
8.4.16
americas

Emergency measures haven’t slowed rising violence against women in Mexico State

One year on from the declaration of a “gender alert,” things are looking as bad, or even worse, for women in Mexico’s most populated state.
Alan Hernandez
7.28.16
americas

Brazil’s interim president is almost as unpopular as Dilma Rousseff was

The first major poll to evaluate support for Michel Temer has given him an approval rating of just 13 percent. Rousseff set an historic low of 10 percent in March.
VICE News
7.1.16
americas

Brazil's Chief Prosecutor Is Going After Top Politicians for Trying to Block Corruption Probe

The prosecutor has asked the supreme court to greenlight the arrest of four politicians tied to interim president Michel Temer who he alleges sought to halt the advance of the massive Lava Jato, or Car Wash, graft investigation.
VICE News
6.8.16
americas

Massive Protests in Brazil After a Girl Was Blamed for Being Gang-Raped in Rio

A video posted online showed a naked, bloody, and unconscious 16-year-old girl surrounded by men bragging about her rape. The head of the police probe said more “technical” evidence was needed to establish that the rape actually happened.
Donna Bowater
5.31.16
Science

Why Brazil's New President Has Scientists Really Worried

Michel Temer is not giving scientists the support they’ve been waiting for.
Ankita Rao
5.31.16
americas

The Effort to Impeach Rousseff Is Meant to Stop a Massive Corruption Probe, Tapes Suggest

The bombshell recordings feature Brazil’s newly appointed planning minister appearing to say impeachment would “stop the bloodletting” from the massive Car Wash judicial inquiry into kickbacks from the state-run oil company.
Donna Bowater
5.23.16
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