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15 May 2016
Embattled President Dilma Rousseff greeted the Olympic flame in Brazil on Tuesday, promising not to allow a raging political crisis, which could see her suspended within days, to spoil the Rio Games.
15 May 2016
Brazil, one of the world’s largest democracies, has seen all sorts of scandals since Ms. Rousseff’s second swearing-in last January.
14 May 2016
Brazil's acting president Michel Temer vowed Friday to get Latin America's largest economy back on track after a cascade of crises put an end to 13 years of leftist rule.
13 May 2016
Brazil's acting president Michel Temer said Thursday his new cabinet must work to restore the country's "credibility," in his first address after assuming power from suspended predecessor Dilma Rousseff pending her impeachment trial.
12 May 2016
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was suspended Thursday to face impeachment, ceding power to her vice-president-turned-enemy Michel Temer in a political earthquake ending 13 years of leftist rule over Latin America's biggest nation.
12 May 2016
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff prepared Thursday to cede power to her vice president-turned-enemy, Michel Temer, after a majority of the Senate backed suspending her and opening an impeachment trial.
11 May 2016
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made a last-ditch appeal to the Supreme Court to halt a vote Wednesday in the Senate on opening an impeachment trial and suspending her from office.
11 May 2016
An impeachment process against Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff appears to be back on track after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his surprise decision.
11 May 2016
Some tourists gathered along a winding path here on a Thursday in early May, watching the waves from the Atlantic, hoping for a big one. The surf was so high that red flags ...
10 May 2016
The interim speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress on Tuesday said he had reversed a decision to annul the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.
9 May 2016
The impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was thrown into confusion Monday when the speaker of the lower house of Congress annulled an April vote by lawmakers to launch the process.
9 May 2016
Brazil faces one of the most dramatic weeks in its recent history with senators expected to suspend President Dilma Rousseff and open an impeachment trial against her.

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