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Last night, a stunning revelation interrupted the evening soap operas in Brazil: the President had been caught on tape discussing a bribe.
Today President Michel Temer made an astonishing national address this afternoon, in which he denied his participation in bribery and denied that he would be stepping down.
Overnight, American aftermarket indicators showed extreme drops in the value of Brazilian assets, suggesting that today would be a historic day for the Brazilian market.
In the study, Brazil stands out for its progress in closing the gender gap over the past two decades.
Those who remember the Marshall University football team's crash will be startled by the similarities.
Brazil’s politics have swung to the right in what will go down in history books as a sea-change period.
The fact that she is only 16 is what turns her into an instant beacon of political promise for those who support her position.
This is 2016 Brazil, and these days the tables of power can turn quickly.
He announced that as a result, Lula would be charged with corruption and money laundering.
That should have been the topic of discussion across the Brazilian internet. But then Dallagnol fired up a Powerpoint.
One episode ended with a cliffhanger showing the actor’s body floating in the sparkling river waters.
Brazilians concerned with rampant corruption in their political system have reason to rejoice today: the man who many consider the most corrupt politician in Brazil – a title for which there is much competition, and who had been removed from office in May – finally had his mandate ended.
From adopted sisters to war vets, these are some of the Team USA athletes to watch.
Millions of Brazilians are tuning in to watch the show — no, sorry. Correction: millions of Brazilians cannot watch the show because it is not being broadcast on the basic cable channels most Brazilians watch.
The historic vote ends 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America’s biggest country. It also marks the fourth time that an elected Brazilian president does not finish the term.