Bolsonaro government launches purge of Brazil public service
The administration of Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday it is starting a purge of government contractors to get rid of those who don't share its far-right ideology. The government "will clean the house," chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni told a news conference after the first cabinet meeting with Bolsonaro, who took office this…
World Cup: Brazilian president sends message of support to Super Eagles
Brazil’s President Michel Temer has expressed his best wishes for Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Temer made this statement of support when Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, paid him a courtesy visit in Brasilia. A statement by the Media Aide to Onyeama, Ms Sarah Sanda, on Saturday in…
Brazil’s Temer to scrap re-election plan, will back Meirelles
Brazilian President, Michel Temer, will give up plans to run for re-election and will instead support former Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, as presidential candidate for the Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB) party, a source said on Tuesday.
Brazilian president to undergo new health tests
Brazilian President Michel Temer will undergo urological tests Wednesday, his office said, following a series of concerns over his health.
Brazil's Temer discharged from hospital after surgery
Brazil's under-fire President Michel Temer was discharged from hospital in Sao Paolo on Monday after undergoing prostate surgery, his office said.
Brazilian president escapes corruption trial
Brazil's Congress rejected corruption charges against President Michel Temer on Wednesday, meaning he will not have to face trial and is free to pursue austerity reforms in Latin America's biggest economy. The vote in the lower house threw out the charges just an hour after Temer, 77, was discharged from the Brasilia hospital where he…
Brazil prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption
Brazil's chief prosecutor on Thursday charged President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group in the biggest climax yet to the country's ever-growing corruption scandal.
Brazil's Temer lashes out at corruption allegations
Brazil's President Michel Temer lashed out Tuesday against what he described as an out of control judiciary's use of unsubstantiated corruption allegations to destroy reputations.