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Brazil former presidents Lula and Rousseff charged in corruption case

September 06, 2017 6:55 am

The prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, alleged that eight members of the Workers Party, including Lula and Rousseff, committed a series of crimes involving state-owned oil firm Petrobras

Former Brazilian minister Antonio Palocci sentenced to 12 years in prison

June 26, 2017 10:09 pm

Antonio Palocci played a central role in the "Car Wash" scheme, most of which unfolded when the Workers' Party was in power from 2003 to 2016, when Rousseff was ejected in an impeachment procedure for breaking government accounting rules.

Brazil court opens session that could topple President Dilma Rousseff

June 07, 2017 12:35 pm

If the seven-judge panel votes to scrap the election result, Temer -- who took over only last year when Rousseff was impeached -- would himself risk losing his office. The conservative president, who faces a separate, potentially devastating corruption probe, says the election court will absolve him

Brazil: Dilma Rousseff calls for holding referendum on early elections

June 11, 2016 7:47 am

Analysts say that the move may get votes of undecided senators in her favor in the impeachment trial

Brazil acting president pushes for quick impeachment process for Dilma Rousseff

June 03, 2016 2:28 pm

Acting President Michel Temer wants Rousseff to return to power before Rio Olympics

Corruption scandal throws Brazil's interim govt into disarray

May 24, 2016 9:00 am

The scandal threatened Temer just 11 days after taking power from Rousseff, who was suspended on May 12 by the Senate for the start of an impeachment trial on charges of breaking government accounting rules.

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff impeached, now what?

May 14, 2016 3:09 pm

Dilma Rousseff is accused of using accounting tricks to hide budget deficits and bolster an embattled government.

As focus shifts to fixing Brazil economy, its political problems are set to endure

May 14, 2016 9:10 am

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first woman head of state, has cleared her office at the Palácio do Planalto after a special Senate session voted to put her on an impeachment trial

Michel Temer dives into tough new job: Save Brazil in crisis

May 13, 2016 12:57 pm

Temer appealed for "dialogue" to heal the wounds of the impeachment battle, but stoked opponents' outrage with his cabinet appointments: all 24 of his ministers are white men.

Brazil's Senate votes to put President Dilma Rousseff on impeachment trial

May 12, 2016 4:01 pm

Vice President Michel Temer will become acting president during her trial.


Photos Of The Year: Vladimir Putin's workout, Mark Zuckerberg's daughter, Barack Obama's selfie

December 28, 2015 9:16 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin exercises in a gym, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are seen with their daughter named Max, Barack Obama poses for a selfie.