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
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.
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
June 11, 2016 7:47 am
Analysts say that the move may get votes of undecided senators in her favor in the impeachment trial
June 03, 2016 2:28 pm
Acting President Michel Temer wants Rousseff to return to power before Rio Olympics
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.
May 14, 2016 3:09 pm
Dilma Rousseff is accused of using accounting tricks to hide budget deficits and bolster an embattled government.
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
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.
May 12, 2016 4:01 pm
Vice President Michel Temer will become acting president during her trial.
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.