The decision should aid President Temer, who has been counting on Calheiros, a political ally, to help shepherd through Congress unpopular austerity measures
The Brazilian Senate has voted to hold an impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff, who is accused of breaking the budget law.
From January to October, Brazil registered a trade surplus of $38.5 billion, an all-time high and more than three times larger than the same period in 2015.
A small but growing number of athletes, including golfer Rory McIlroy, have canceled their trips to the Summer Olympics in Rio because of fears about the Zika epidemic.
Brazilians have protested in several cities against President Dilma Rousseff after she named her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, chief of staff.
Between a bad job by Dilma Rousseff and the new chargers on Lula, Brazil has reached its limit. Huge crowds have taken to the streets across Brazil calling for President Dilma Rousseff to resign.
Brazil's top prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to open 83 new investigations into politicians as part of a long-running corruption probe involving state oil giant Petrobras
Brazil's chief prosecutor Rodrigo Janot is seeking permission to have top politicians from the governing PMDB party arrested
According to the latest Ibope poll, the first since Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment, 55 percent of Brazilians disapprove of how President Temer has governed, with 39 percent describing his administration as “poor” to “very poor.”
Brazil's President Michel Temer has said he will block attempts to approve controversial legislation giving amnesty to politicians who received illegal donations for their campaigns.
A long recession, corruption scandals and huge protests have pushed the Brazilian government to the brink of collapse
Proposed measures to protect lawmakers and businessmen from prosecution in corruption investigation could allow bribes with immunity, chief prosecutor said
Brazil's economy plunged deeper into recession in the third quarter, dashing government hopes that a lift in consumer and business confidence would jumpstart a recovery
The Brazilian Attorney General’s Office said that it asked the Supreme Court for authorization to open investigations on several politicians in connection with the $2 billion corruption scanda
The building fury in Latin America's biggest nation promises turmoil in its upcoming election.
Planning minister Romero Jucá was recorded saying ‘We have to change the government’ as the only means to stop a sweeping corruption investigation
The Brazilian Naval officers and seamen in spotless, crisp uniforms surrounded the white bucket Monday and moved in -- the Zika-transmitting mosquito larvae didn't stand a chance.
Some of the biggest consumers of Brazilian meat have suspended imports over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years.
The Brazilian central bank cut its key interest rate by 0.25%, although it is still one of the highest in the world, it is a demonstration of trust in new policies.
Brazil's new government has announced a privatisation plan aimed at reviving the country's struggling economy.
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