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Brazil senate leader Renan Calheiros caught on tape trying to weaken bribery investigation

May 26, 2016

Brazil senate leader Renan Calheiros caught on tape trying to weaken bribery investigation

The president of Brazil's Senate was put on the defensive with the release of a secretly recorded conversation that reveals him proposing to weaken one of the key tools prosecutors have used to catch politicians and businessmen in a sweeping corruption scandal. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Petrobras #Dilma Rousseff #Renan Calheiros #Jose Sarney
Brazil: Fresh political turmoil over Petrobras coruption scandal

May 24, 2016

Brazil: Fresh political turmoil over Petrobras coruption scandal

The petrobras scandal threatened Temer just 11 days after taking power from Rousseff, who was suspended from the presidency on 12 May. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Dilma Rousseff #Michel Temer #Dilma Rousseff impeachment #Petrobras scandal #Brazil corruption scandal #Romero Juca
Cannes turns political as Brazil stars stage pro-Dilma protest on red carpet

May 17, 2016

Cannes turns political as Brazil stars stage pro-Dilma protest on red carpet

The cast of the movie Aquarius held up sheets of paper with the slogans "Stop the coup in Brazil" at the Cannes red carpet. #Brazil #Cannes Film Festival #Dilma Rousseff #Palme d'Or #Michel Temer #Aquarius
Dilma Rousseff out? Here's why the Brazil president was impeached

May 13, 2016

Dilma Rousseff out? Here's why the Brazil president was impeached

Brazil's Senate voted Thursday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, a move that temporarily removes her from office while a trial is conducted. Rousseff is accused of using accounting tricks to hide budget deficits and bolster an embattled government. #Brazil #ConnectTheDots #Impeachment #Petrobras #Dilma Rousseff #Michel Temer #Lula #Henrique Meirelles
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff vows to fight impeachment

May 12, 2016

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff vows to fight impeachment

Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, promised to use all possible legal means to defend herself in the face of a trial #Brazil #Impeachment #Dilma Rousseff #Worker's Party
Brazil's senate votes to impeach its president Dilma Rousseff

May 12, 2016

Brazil's senate votes to impeach its president Dilma Rousseff

Rousseff will be suspended and replaced for up to six months by Vice President Michel Temer pending a trial in the Senate. The trial will determine whether Rousseff can serve out her second term, or whether her ally-turned-enemy, Temer, will remain in the top job through the December 2018 end of the term #Brazil #NewsTracker #Impeachment #Dilma Rousseff #Michel Temer
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff makes last-ditch appeal to stop impeachment

May 11, 2016

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff makes last-ditch appeal to stop impeachment

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. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Impeachment #Dilma Rousseff #Michel Temer
Brazil Senate insists Rousseff impeachment vote to go ahead

May 10, 2016

Brazil Senate insists Rousseff impeachment vote to go ahead

The impeachment process against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff got back on track Monday after descending into confusion with leaders of the Senate and lower house of Congress arguing over whether it should continue. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Impeachment #Dilma Rousseff #Olympic #Waldir Maranhao #Renan Calheiros
Brazil's impeachment drive against Rousseff turns chaotic

May 09, 2016

Brazil's impeachment drive against Rousseff turns chaotic

Rousseff, from the leftist Workers' Party, is accused of illegally manipulating government budget accounts during her 2014 reelection battle. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Impeachment #Dilma Rousseff #Worker's Party #Waldir Maranhao