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Politics Dilma Rousseff

  • BRASILIA, May 26- Brazil's interest rates will probably be cut sharply this year, the inflation target reduced and a pension overhaul approved even if a corruption scandal topples President Michel Temer, as is widely expected, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Still, according to most of 38 forecasts in the poll, the central bank is likely to cut its benchmark...

  • BRASILIA, May 25- Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday removed federal troops from the streets of the nation's capital, a day after sending in the army to contain violent protests against his scandal-plagued government. Temer's decision to send armed soldiers to Brasilia on Wednesday provoked an outpouring of criticism in a country with raw...

  • BRASILIA, May 25- Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday removed federal troops from the streets of the nation's capital, a day after sending in the army to contain violent protests against his scandal-plagued government. Temer's decision to send armed soldiers to Brasilia on Wednesday provoked an outpouring of criticism in a country with raw...

  • BRASILIA, May 24- Key members of Brazil's coalition government are struggling to find a consensus candidate to replace President Michel Temer should he be forced from office by a massive corruption probe that has ensnared scores of politicians and business leaders. Temer, a center-right politician, has refused to resign despite allegations he gave his...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been charged by prosecutors who said the leftist politician was the mastermind behind the country's biggest bribery scheme. Lula, a founder of the Workers Party that controlled Brazil's presidency from 2003 until last year, is already facing five separate trials on corruption charges...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation over a corruption scandal, said he would not step down even if he was formally indicted by the Supreme Court. Oust me if you want, but if I stepped down, I would be admitting guilt, "Temer told Folha de S.Paulo, Brazil's biggest newspaper, in an interview published on Monday.

  • SAO PAULO, May 22- Brazilian markets extended their losses on Monday on fears the country's mushrooming political crisis will derail efforts to pull Latin America's biggest economy out of its worst-ever recession. Currencies and stock indexes across Latin America showed volatile trading amid risk aversion in the region, though Mexico's peso firmed 0.27...

  • BRASILIA, May 22 (Reuters)- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation over a corruption scandal, said he would not step down even if he was formally indicted by the Supreme Court. The scandal has threatened to tear apart Temer's coalition in Congress and leave Latin America's largest economy adrift as the president fights for his...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been charged by prosecutors who said the leftist politician was the mastermind behind the country's biggest bribery scheme. Lula, a founder of the leftist Workers Party that controlled Brazil's presidency from 2003 until last year, is already facing five separate trails on corruption...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation over a corruption scandal, said he would not step down even if he was formally indicted by the Supreme Court. But the Chief Justice Carmen Lucia ruled on Monday that the court would not take up the issue of the recording until Brazil's federal police finish their...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation amid a corruption scandal, will not step down even if he is formally indicted by the Supreme Court, he said in an interview in Folha de S. Paulo, Brazil's largest newspaper, on Monday. The scandal has threatened to tear apart Temer's coalition in Congress and leave Latin...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation amid a corruption scandal, will not step down even if he is formally indicted by the Supreme Court, he said in an interview in the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper on Monday. The Supreme Court has opened an investigation into the revelations that were part of plea bargain...

  • BRASILIA, May 22- Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation amid a corruption scandal, will not step down even if he is formally indicted by the Supreme Court, he said in an interview in the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper on Monday. Oust me if you want, but if I stepped down, I would be admitting guilt, "said Temer, who has said the recording of...

  • Brazil's thriving fintech sector has managed to defy the country's political and economic turmoil.

  • SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, May 19- Brazil's top court released plea-bargain testimony on Friday accusing President Michel Temer and his two predecessors of receiving millions of dollars in bribes, the most damaging development yet in a historic political corruption probe. The scandals that have engulfed Brazil's political class and many business elites reduce...

  • SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, May 19- Brazil's top court released plea-bargain testimony on Friday accusing President Michel Temer and his two predecessors of receiving millions of dollars in bribes, the most damaging development yet in a historic politicial corruption probe. The scandals that have engulfed Brazil's political class and many business elites reduce...

  • SAO PAULO/ WASHINGTON, May 19- The brothers whose deft dealmaking helped build JBS SA into the world's No. 1 meat processor are testing that talent like never before as they seek a leniency deal with prosecutors after admitting to paying millions of dollars in bribes to Brazilian politicians. The 44- year old led the company's rapid expansion through U.S....

  • SAO PAULO, May 19- Several Brazilian hedge funds suffered their worst one-day losses in at least a decade on Thursday after Brazil's financial markets were slammed by a corruption scandal threatening to topple President Michel Temer and his reform agenda. Manager Henrique Bredda said around half of the losses in the fund, formally known as Alaska Black FIC FIA-...

  • SAO PAULO, May 19- Several Brazilian hedge funds suffered their worst one-day losses in at least a decade on Thursday after the country's financial markets were slammed by a graft scandal threatening to topple President Michel Temer and his reform agenda. Brazilian markets took a beating on Thursday on reports Temer had been caught on tape condoning bribes to...

  • SAO PAULO, May 19- Brazil's securities watchdog CVM has launched an investigation into JBS SA, the meatpacking company involved in a corruption probe that implicated Brazil's president and rattled its financial markets this week, according to the CVM website. Reuters reported on Thursday that controlling shareholders sold 329 million reais worth of shares...