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Brazil's president faces criminal charges and 2% approval rating – but here's how he clings on - The Conversation UK

Brazil's attorney-general, Rodrigo Janot, has charged the president, Michel Temer, with the crime of “passive corruption” – more commonly known as accepting a bribe. The country's supreme court will now send the charge to congress's lower house, the ...and more »

Bribery charge against Brazilian president reaches parliament - Irish Times

Amid rising political tensions the corruption charge against Brazilian president Michel Temer reached the lower chamber of congress on Thursday, formally starting the countdown towards a vote that could see him removed from office. On Monday Brazil's ...and more »

Brazil's president is charged with bribery - The Economist

EVER since an audio recording emerged in May of Brazil's president, Michel Temer, seeming to discuss paying hush money and backhanders, the country's zealous prosecutors have been expected to pounce. Even so, the decision by Rodrigo Janot, the ...and more »

Charged with corruption, Brazil's president could be saved by politicians also under suspicion - Washington Post

On Monday, Brazil's president became the country's first sitting leader to be charged with corruption. Now the fate of his administration lies in the hands of Brazil's Congress — a body that is also enmeshed in the country's huge corruption scandal ...and more »

Brazil Supreme Court justice sends charge against president to Congress - Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian Supreme Court justice sent a corruption charge against President Michel Temer to Congress on Wednesday, advancing the process under which the center-right leader could be removed from office to face trial for graft.and more »

Brazil's corruption probe reaches the presidency - Financial Times

It has been just over three years since Brazil's massive “Lava Jato” anti-corruption probe began. Since then, dozens of senior politicians and business leaders have been jailed, and billions of dollars clawed back as settlements. However, Lava Jato has ...and more »

Brazil Needs to Look Beyond Scandal - Bloomberg

It's hard to catch a breath in Brazil. Just the other day President Michel Temer dodged a brick, surviving potentially job-ending charges in electoral court that he'd won his mandate with dirty campaign money. Political bulls promptly declared Temer a ...and more »

Brazil president in trouble as top senator quits and says government 'discredited' - The Guardian

Departing Senate leader has been a rival of Michel Temer and apparently wants to distance himself from the deeply unpopular president ahead of re-election bid. Jonathan Watts in Rio de Janeiro. Wed 28 Jun 2017 18.42 EDT Last modified on Thu 29 Jun ...and more »

Brazil: Temer's Neoliberal Labor and Pension Reforms Explained - teleSUR English

The latest Ipsos Institute poll released this Thursday reveals that 93 percent of Brazilians reject Temer's presidency. Friday will mark another general strike in Brazil against labor and pension reform proposed by Senate-imposed president Michel Temer.and more »

Brazil's ruling party leader in Senate quits ahead of labor reform vote - Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A harsh critic of President Michel Temer in Brazil's Senate quit the leadership of the ruling party on Wednesday, exposing a rift within Temer's coalition but suggesting the president retained enough support for a key vote on a ...and more »