Brazil’s impeachment battle isn’t over, but it’s looking grim for President Rousseff
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Brazil’s impeachment battle isn’t over, but it’s looking grim for President Rousseff

Dom Phillips and Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - April 18, 2016

BRASIÍLIA, Brazil - A weekend vote by Brazilian lawmakers to impeach President Dilma Rousseff was only one step in the push to unseat her. But the lopsided…

Brazilian bribe money funded Rousseff’s reelection, daily reports
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Brazilian bribe money funded Rousseff’s reelection, daily reports

AFP - April 7, 2016

BRASÍLIA, Brazil -- Bribe money from a giant corruption scheme at Brazilian state oil company Petrobras went into President Dilma Rousseff's reelection campaign coffers, a former CEO has told prosecutors,…

Brazil’s Rousseff condemns ‘coup’ as judge blocks Lula
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Brazil’s Rousseff condemns ‘coup’ as judge blocks Lula

Damian Wroclavsky | AFP - March 17, 2016

BRASÍLIA — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff swore in predecessor Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as her new cabinet chief Thursday, but a judge quickly quashed the appointment amid…

Brazilians protest as Lula, under investigation, gets Cabinet position
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Brazilians protest as Lula, under investigation, gets Cabinet position

Dom Phillips | The Washington Post - March 17, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO — Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Wednesday at the end of an extraordinary day in a worsening political situation as an enormous…

Lula is the big test for Petrobras prosecutors
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Lula is the big test for Petrobras prosecutors

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg View - March 15, 2016

The worries for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva seem to have no end. On March 3, a newsmagazine published what it said were accusations by a onetime…

‘Historic’ crowds protest against Brazil President Dilma Rousseff
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‘Historic’ crowds protest against Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

Natalia Ramos and Sebastian Smith | AFP - March 13, 2016

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – More than three million Brazilians, according to police, demonstrated Sunday across Latin America's biggest nation to demand the ouster of embattled President Dilma Rousseff. Chanting "Dilma…

Lula dealt new blow as Brazil prosecutors charge him over assets
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Lula dealt new blow as Brazil prosecutors charge him over assets

Arnaldo Galvao and Raymond Colitt | Bloomberg - March 10, 2016

Brazilian prosecutors dealt another blow to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, accusing him of hiding assets from authorities just days after a separate probe unleashed…

Corruption scandal stokes anger in bitterly divided Brazil
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Corruption scandal stokes anger in bitterly divided Brazil

Rosa Sulleiro and Sebastian Smith | AFP - March 5, 2016

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Hundreds of supporters of Brazil's charismatic ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gathered outside his house in São Paulo Saturday to show their resolve, a…

Lula’s detention rattles Brazil as heat on Rousseff increases
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Lula’s detention rattles Brazil as heat on Rousseff increases

Anna Edgerton | The Washington Post - March 4, 2016

As soon as police raided the home of former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and questioned him early Friday, red-shirted activists of his Workers' Party…

Brazilian police detain Facebook executive on court order
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Brazilian police detain Facebook executive on court order

Filipe Pacheco and Jing Cao | Bloomberg - March 1, 2016

Brazil's federal police detained a Facebook executive Tuesday for failing to cooperate with judicial orders related to information on the company's website in an investigation of drug…