BRAZIL

Brazil’s former house speaker arrested on corruption charges

Eduardo Cunha, instrumental in the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, has spent his first day in custody

LATIN AMERICA

Dilma Rousseff definitively ousted by the Brazilian Senate

The impeachment trial against the nation’s first female leader ends 13 years of rule by the Workers Party

LATIN AMERICA

Dilma Rousseff: “I am not fighting for myself, I am fighting for democracy”

Brazil’s suspended president delivers impassioned speech as she defends herself at the impeachment trial against her

BRAZIL

Brazil’s interim president faces embarrassing Olympic opening ceremony

Deeply unpopular Michel Temer has come to symbolize widespread ambivalence about hosting Games as economic recession deepens

THE AMERICAS

Dilma Rousseff condemns “coup” in Brazil

"They have invaded the government like a horde of Huns," says ousted president of her interim successor Michel Temer and his allies

THE AMERICAS

Rousseff vows to fight on

Vice President Michel Temer takes over for next six months

THE AMERICAS

Brazilian Senate votes to suspend President Dilma Rousseff from office

A simple majority of lawmakers agreed to open impeachment proceedings against the Workers Party leader

THE AMERICAS

Rousseff makes last-minute bid to halt impeachment

Senate expected on Wednesday to approve putting Brazilian president on trial

LATIN AMERICA

Rousseff impeachment in doubt over alleged irregularities

Acting speaker of Brazil’s Congress suspends process, but Senate leader says Wednesday vote will go ahead

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil faces difficult transition ahead of Rousseff’s likely impeachment

President vows to fight on, while her deputy looks to form new administration

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil’s Congress approves process to impeach President Dilma Rousseff

Embattled leader’s future now lies in the hands of the Senate

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil congressional commission backs impeaching Rousseff

Lower house meets on Friday to begin debating president’s future. Vote expected on Sunday

Interview with the Brazilian president

Dilma Rousseff: “They want me to resign to avoid throwing me out illegally”

Brazil’s president says the impeachment process against her is a “coup against democracy”

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil’s Lula da Silva named minister to secure immunity in Petrobras case

The former president’s party claims move is also aimed at redirecting economic policy

LATIN AMERICA

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faces impeachment proceedings

Chamber of Deputies speaker accepts request to begin process to remove leader from office

Latin America

Petrobras bribery scandal has cost oil firm €1.8 billion, says CEO

For the first time, the state-owned petroleum giant has put a price tag on corruption

Latin America

Brazilians hold second anti-government protest in a month

Thousands pour out on to the streets of São Paulo to demand Rousseff’s resignation

LATIN AMERICA

Lula da Silva emerges to criticize Rousseff’s handling of government

Former Brazilian president takes aim at successor in subtle remarks before PT members

Latin America

Austerity and corruption place Brazilian leader in a lonely corner

Widespread anti-government marches show how Rousseff's popularity has fallen

Latin America

Brazilians pour on to streets to protest Rousseff’s policies

The president faces growing calls to deal with corruption and cancel utility rate hikes

Latin America

Brazil’s leader appeals for austerity as Petrobras graft case widens

Opposition planning marches to demand impeachment proceedings against Rousseff

Latin America

Brazilian leader may dodge charges in Petrobras bribery scandal

Major witness implicates President Rousseff but prosecutors doubt his testimony

LATIN AMERICA

Dozens of Brazilian lawmakers could be targeted in Petrobras graft case

Attorney general asks Supreme Court to investigate 54 people, including ruling PT members

LATIN AMERICA

Rousseff seeks Lula’s help with crisis

Unofficial meeting between current and ex-Brazilian leaders fuels speculation in the media

BRAZIL

Rousseff forces out Petrobras leaders

Brazilian president seeks to contain fallout from corruption scandal at state oil company

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil looks to cut spending and control inflation

Dilma Rousseff changes course to confront the most obvious economic challenges

Petrobras scandal rocks Brazil

Arrested suspects line up to reveal trail of bribes at Latin America’s largest state firm