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  • Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.

    Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff suffered a humiliating loss when the lower house of Congress voted to impeach her on Sunday.

  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff vowed on Monday to fight impeachment tooth-and-nail in the Senate after a heavy defeat in the lower house of Congress raised the likelihood of an end to 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's largest economy. In a raucous vote late on Sunday that sparked jubilation among Rousseff's foes, the opposition...

  • Nearly 25 years ago, Calheiros, the current president of the Senate who will decide the pace of debate over Rousseff's impeachment, weighed the fate of a fellow politician from his tiny northeastern state of Alagoas: Fernando Collor de Mello. As the impeachment process against Rousseff moves to the Senate after winning overwhelming support in the lower house...

  • Opponents of President Dilma Rousseff celebrate after the Lower House of Congress voted to proceed with her impeachment in Brasilia April 17, 2016.

    Brazil prepares for a soon-expected transition of leadership amid impeachment proceedings and an economic recession.

  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's government vowed on Monday to fight impeachment after the lower house of Congress delivered a humiliating defeat that paved the way for her likely removal from office months before the country hosts the Olympics. The government has said it will fight on several fronts by challenging the vote in the...

  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff suffered a humiliating loss when the lower house of Congress voted to impeach her on Sunday, leaving her almost certain to be forced from office months before the nation hosts the Olympics. Fireworks lit up the night sky in Brazil's megacities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro after the opposition...

  • Brazil's President Rousseff closer to impeachment

    The country's lower house of Congress voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff on Sunday.

  • Brazil's Rousseff loses impeachment vote

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a crucial vote in the lower house of Congress, reports Joe Leahy of the Financial Times.

  • CUBATAO, Brazil, April 18- On a warm September morning in 2014, the 10- man board of Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas met on the ninth floor of a blue glass tower in Sao Paulo. The tense impasse marked a new deterioration of a conflict between the two controlling shareholders that has now left the survival of Brazil's largest producer of flat steel in doubt.

  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff suffered a humiliating loss in a crucial impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress on Sunday and is almost certain to be forced from office months before the nation hosts the Olympics. Fireworks lit up the night sky in Brazil's megacities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro after the opposition...

  • BRASILIA, April 17- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a decisive impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress on Sunday and appeared almost certain to be forced from office in a move that would end 13 years of leftist Workers' Party rule. As thousands of pro- and anti-impeachment protesters demonstrated outside Congress, the leader of the Workers Party...

  • A worker carries prints of R$ 50 Brazilian reais bills during the production process at the Casa da Moeda, the national mint, in the Santa Cruz suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Investors are dipping back into emerging markets, but some analysts warn the appearance of a recovery overlooks the warning signs.

  • BRASILIA, April 15- Brazil's Vice President Michel Temer is considering a senior executive at Goldman Sachs Group Inc and an experienced money manager as candidates to join his economic team should he take over the presidency in coming weeks, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. Paulo Leme, the chairman of Goldman Sachs in Brazil, may be...

  • SAO PAULO, April 15- Kroton Educacional SA, Brazil's largest for-profit college operator, could buy rivals to expand in the country's north and northeast regions, provided the outlook for federally funded student credit improves and the escalating political crisis eases, Morgan Stanley& Co analysts said on Friday. The question is not if, but "when" a new round of...

  • Next steps for Brazil's political crisis

    CNBC's Seema Mody forecasts Brazil's impeachment process of Dilma Rousseff.

  • What Brazil's impeachment vote means for your portfolio

    Talley Leger, Fundstrat Global strategist, provides insight to what Brazil's impeachment vote means for your portfolio.

  • World Bank Pres. on Zika

    We are trying to build a pandemic response system, says World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talking to CNBC's Sara Eisen about global health concerns, how to contain the spread of Zika, and the downside risks associated with the virus.

  • BRUSSELS, April 14- Europe and South America will try to revive stalled trade talks in mid-May despite Brazil's political crisis and reticence from France, the European Union and Argentina said on Thursday. Malcorra said it was Brazilian state policy to try for a free-trade deal with the European Union, regardless of the political turmoil in Brasilia over...

  • ‘Huge challenges’ for Brazil’s government

    Simon Quijano-Evans, chief EM strategist at Commerzbank, says Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has “chances” of surviving an impeachment right now.

  • BRASILIA, April 13- The rebalancing of Brazil's depleted public accounts would be done gradually and accompanied with policies that create jobs and raise income under a possible government of Vice President Michel Temer, his top economic adviser told Reuters on Wednesday. Temer could become Brazil's next leader in coming weeks as a growing number of...