Michel Temer

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Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

28 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.

Brazil: Years of knowledge destroyed as 200-year-old museum catches fire

03 Sep 2018

Brazil: Years of knowledge destroyed as 200-year-old museum catches fire

In a rather unfortunate incident, a massive fire gutted Brazil's 200-year-old national museum late on Sunday, and it is feared years of knowledge and artefacts have been destroyed.

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.

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.

Brazil burns as the first general strike ended

29 Apr 2017

Brazil burns as the first general strike ended

Violence has broken out in Brazil as the country saw its first general strike in almost 20 years.

'Robbery of the century': Violent gang steals millions in Paraguay

25 Apr 2017

'Robbery of the century': Violent gang steals millions in Paraguay

Over 50 criminals were involved in an elaborate multi-million dollar heist in Paraguay which authorities have described as the "robbery of the century."

Brazil to build 30 prisons in 2017

18 Jan 2017

Brazil to build 30 prisons in 2017

In order to ease chronic overcrowding in its penitentiary system, President Michel Temer of Brazil said that his country would build 30 prisons over the next one year.

10 killed in Natal prison riot in Brazil

16 Jan 2017

10 killed in Natal prison riot in Brazil

Prisoners took control of Alacauz jail, the largest prison in Natal city in Brazil after a riot.

100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil's prisons

09 Jan 2017

100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil's prisons

According to public safety officials, on Sunday, at least 4 inmates were killed in a facility in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas, Brazil.

Another 33 killed in Brazil prison wars

07 Jan 2017

Another 33 killed in Brazil prison wars

After the ghastly massacre where 56 were killed, another prison in Brazil witnessed the killing of 33 inmates in a new prison uprising.

Brazilian prison riots: 60 dead at Manaus prison

03 Jan 2017

Brazilian prison riots: 60 dead at Manaus prison

A prison riot in the Amazon region of Brazil claimed dozens of lives as fighting broke out between rival gangs.

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.

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.