Money for protecting the Brazilian Amazon is drying up, while big landowners along the region's "arc of deforestation" are pushing the government to ease up on regulations. Both spell disaster in the battle to preserve the world's largest tropical forest.
Scandal, secret tapes, obstruction of justice, talk of impeachment — not in Washington, this time we’re talking about Brazil. President Michel Temer says he will not resign.
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.
Brazil's Senate approved a 20-year government spending freeze billed as the centerpiece of austerity reforms aimed at restoring economic health to the troubled Latin American giant.
Senators voted overwhelmingly to remove Brazil's first woman president from office. She denounced them as misogynists who toppled her unjustly after losing four fair elections.
Dilma Rousseff makes her defense before Brazil's Senate on Monday, before a final vote begins Tuesday.
Stars like Brazil’s first gold medal winner Rafaela Silva and Team USA swimmers Michael Phelps and Lilly King are getting the limelight. But there's way bigger drama going down in Brazil.
Within hours of taking office, interim President Michel Temer filled his cabinet with men — "the people who made him president."