This Thursday’s Independence Day in Brazil promises less a show of national unity than yet another demonstration of the country’s divisions, with the release of a blockbuster movie facing fire from critics and under investigation by prosecutors.
Brazil’s federal police on Tuesday found a trove of money stashed in an apartment allegedly used by one of President Michel Temer’s former cabinet members, the largest single cash seizure in the country’s history.
Brazilians opposed to President Michel Temer’s vast privatization plans are zeroing in on his proposed sale of the national mint as proof he’s hawking the family jewels.
Brazil’s Prosecutor-General Rodrigo Janot said President Michel Temer helped obstruct the ongoing Carwash corruption probe and may have engaged in passive corruption, according to court documents made available.
When former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva signaled he wants to make a comeback bid for the country’s top job, few in Latin America’s largest economy paid much attention.
Thousands of Brazilians have descended on the southern city of Curitiba for a showdown between one of the most popular leaders in the country’s history and its most famous judge at a hearing that could determine the republic’s future.
Millions of Brazilians were stranded without public transport and faced shuttered banks and schools on Friday as labor unions staged a nationwide strike against President Michel Temer’s reform agenda.
A posse of shadowy ghouls lurks under the cape of a cartoon vampire bearing a passing resemblance to Brazil’s President Michel Temer on the fliers being handed out in downtown Brasilia one recent afternoon.
Eike Batista, once Brazil’s wealthiest man, has been jailed for alleged corruption after returning to Rio de Janeiro on Monday.
Eike Batista, once Brazil’s wealthiest man, isn’t negotiating conditions for his return to Brazil days after federal police declared him a fugitive, his lawyer said.
Few Brazilians will mourn the passing of 2016. The president was impeached, a vast corruption scandal dominated the headlines day after day and a devastating recession - the worst on record - crushed the hopes of millions.
Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray called billionaire Donald Trump’s proposal to force the country to pay for a wall along the U.S. border, or face economic consequences if it doesn’t, a kind of diplomatic harassment that’s doomed to fail.