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Jair Bolsonaro, known as 'Tropical Trump', is Brazil's new President

29 Oct 2018

Jair Bolsonaro, known as 'Tropical Trump', is Brazil's new President

Jair Bolsonaro, a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship, won the presidency of Latin America's largest nation yesterday.

Ex-Brazilian president Lula convicted, gets nearly 10-yr sentence over corruption

13 Jul 2017

Ex-Brazilian president Lula convicted, gets nearly 10-yr sentence over corruption

Ex-Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted and given a nine and a half years prison sentence on corruption charges.

First formal corruption charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer

27 Jun 2017

First formal corruption charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer

The Brazilian chief prosecutor has charged President Michel Temer with accepting bribes.

Brazil's own Donald Trump: Jair Bolsonaro

22 Jun 2017

Brazil's own Donald Trump: Jair Bolsonaro

Donald Trump's win in the US has taught pollsters not to ignore fringe candidates who propound bigoted views on racism and homosexuality among other things.

Brazilian court dismisses case that could oust President Temer

10 Jun 2017

Brazilian court dismisses case that could oust President Temer

A case threatening to oust Brazilian President Michel Temer has been dismissed by the country's top electoral court.

Brazil corruption scandal- President Michel allegedly took bribes worth millions

20 May 2017

Brazil corruption scandal- President Michel allegedly took bribes worth millions

Brazil's Supreme Court has released plea-bargaining testimony accusing President Michel Temer of receiving millions of dollars in bribes since 2010.

Protests erupt in Brazil against new government

06 Sep 2016

Protests erupt in Brazil against new government

Thousands of citizens gathered on the streets of Brazil carrying placards reading "Out with Temer!" and "Direct elections now!", in protest of former President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.

What made news this week?

05 Sep 2016

What made news this week?

Sports, politics, economics were the highlights this week.

Diplomatic crisis unfolds after Rousseff's impeachment

02 Sep 2016

Diplomatic crisis unfolds after Rousseff's impeachment

The impeachment of Brazil's former President Dilma Rousseff sent shockwaves across South America.

Brazil Senate impeachment vote ousts President Rousseff from office

01 Sep 2016

Brazil Senate impeachment vote ousts President Rousseff from office

The Brazilian Senate voted to impeach the embattled, first woman President Dilma Rousseff from office over alleged manipulation of the budget.

Brazil's infrastructural facilities increased, multiple business partnerships inked

25 Aug 2016

Brazil's infrastructural facilities increased, multiple business partnerships inked

With Brazil's biggest gain in hosting the Olympics pitched to be business and infrastructural improvements, authorities have reported that infrastructure has witnessed a boom from 20% of the population using mass transport to over 60% now making full use of public transport.