Little over eight months since they impeached their last president, now Brazil's Michel Temer is facing demands for impeachment and new elections amid a scandal around alleged illicit payments to a jailed politician.
The impeachment process seemed like it was suddenly off — until it was back on. President Dilma Rousseff may be suspended from office by the end of the week.
Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. And yet, winners and losers are not so clearly defined in this political crisis.
One look at Brazil's Congress, and you might wonder who’s in worse trouble.
President Dilma Rousseff’s biggest coalition partner just dumped her, and the party’s already planning sweeping changes if it takes power.
A judge has stopped, for now, a drive by Brazil's former president to serve as chief of staff to his successor. Protests also broke out against the plan.
Protesters in Brazil used social media to send millions of people into the streets last weekend, calling for President Dilma Rousseff to be impeached. One Brazilian says the marches are just one symptom of deep-seated anger and division over the country's high level of corruption.
Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff recently signed into law a bill that provides strict penalties against female homicide or femicide.
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When Brazilian environmental activist Marina Silva unexpectedly became a presidential candidate after the death of her running mate, she soared in the polls. But after becoming a real threat to incumbent Dilma Rousseff, Silva faces growing skepticism from voters.