POLITICAL CRISIS IN BRAZIL

Brazil sends in troops as protests against President Temer turn violent

Embattled leader, facing growing calls for impeachment over corruption allegations, refuses to stand down

POLITICAL CRISIS IN BRAZIL

Pressure mounts on Brazil’s Temer as lawyers vote for impeachment

President struggles to hold government together after latest bribery and corruption revelations

‘CAR WASH’ CORRUPTION PROBE

Brazil judge in charge of Petrobras graft probe dies in plane crash

Teori Zavascki was about to make a decision on crucial confessions affecting scores of politicians

LATIN AMERICA

Brazilian Senate ushers in 20-year social spending freeze

The measure, the toughest cut in recent history, has prompted a series of demonstrations

LATIN AMERICA

Second round of municipal elections confirms Brazil’s sharp turn to the right

The defeat of the Workers Party in these latest polls marks a new phase in the political life of the country

SPANISH POLITICS

US and Latin America baffled by Spain’s political impasse

Leading regional powers wonder why there’s still no government after nine months and two elections

BRAZIL

Brazil’s Lula accused of heading corruption network at state oil firm

Investigation threatens hopes of an election bid by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2018

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil’s new government announces ambitious privatization program

“We need to open up to the private sector because the state cannot do everything,” says president

BRAZIL

Brazilian Congress expels mastermind of Rousseff impeachment

Evangelist conservative Eduardo Cunha loses last means to avoid corruption trial

LATIN AMERICA

Rousseff announces plans to shut down 10 of Brazil’s 39 ministries

President delivers austerity message to quell protests over corruption and recession

Latin America

Brazil’s two biggest construction tycoons arrested in Petrobras case

Prosecutors investigating whether Lula da Silva improperly used connections

LATIN AMERICA

The business of impeaching Rousseff

Activist entrepreneurs are selling t-shirts to fund protests against the Brazilian leader

LATIN AMERICA

Report says Brazil’s dictatorship was responsible for 421 deaths

National Truth Commission publishes first official data on regime’s human rights violations

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil’s presidential candidates heat up race with lying accusations

Rousseff attempts to tie PSDB contender Neves to former Cardoso administration

LATIN AMERICA

Silva loses ground as Rousseff gains momentum in Brazilian voter polls

Socialist candidate's flip-flopping has helped boost president’s popularity

LATIN AMERICA

Marina Silva emerges unscathed from Brazil’s first presidential debate

Incumbent Dilma Rousseff and PSDB contender Aécio Neves focused on attacking each other

BRAZIL PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Ecologist Marina Silva in line to become Rousseff’s main rival

The former Green Party candidate is seen as the natural choice for the Socialists after Campos’ death

latin america

Brazil’s presidential hopefuls stay quiet on abortion and marijuana laws

Candidates feel sensitive issues could lose votes in conservative nation with strong religious groups

Wave of strikes rocks Brazil ahead of World Cup

Authorities are racing against the clock to complete airports in time for soccer championship

Inside Brazil’s explosive prison system

Families of inmates fear a massacre will soon take place inside Maranhão state’s penitentiaries