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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brasilia’s Ministries Esplanade buildings greeted federal workers today (Wednesday, May 24th) with wooden panels protecting glass door entrances, to avoid possible invasions by demonstrators expected to gather in Brazil’s capital...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In the midst of a crisis that could oust him out of office, Brazil’s President Michel Temer told journalists he would not step down and that he had done nothing...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – An earthquake shook Brazil’s government on Wednesday (May 17th) night with reports that President Michel Temer was recorded giving his endorsement to the pay-off of a top politician for his...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Citing health reasons, Brazil’s Foreign Minister José Serra handed in his resignation to President Michel Temer on Wednesday afternoon. As one of the founding fathers of the PSDB (Brazilian Social...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A week after presenting its bankruptcy recovery plan, Brazilian telephone company, Oi, announced that its CFO had resigned. According to the company, which filed earlier this year for bankruptcy...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The resignation of sports minister, George Hilton, was announced in a statement by Brazil’s presidency late on Wednesday evening (March 30th). Ricardo Leyser, a senior official in the ministry,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – At least ten of Brazil’s 39 cabinet members resigned on Tuesday, including the country’s Chief of Staff, Aloisio Mercadante, and Justice Minister, Jose Eduardo Cardozo. According to Mercadante the move...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The resignation of Ricardo Teixiera, president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) from 1989 until 2012, is seen by many of Brazil's sporting press as the green light Brazilian...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A seventh minister of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's government has resigned amid accusations of corruption. Ministro das Cidades (Minister of Cities) Mário Negromonte has been accused of awarding public...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister for Sport, Orlando Silva, announced his resignation yesterday in the wake of corruption allegations that have dominated national headlines for the last week. The Chief...
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