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Bribery charge against Brazilian president reaches parliament - Irish Times

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Driver rams his car into Brazil's presidential residence - Business Insider

Thomson Reuters A driver rammed his car through the gates of Brazil's presidential residence on Wednesday and was arrested, security forces said, though President Michel Temer was not inside the building. Guards fired warning shots and then opened fire ...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 »

Second General Strike against President Temer's Reforms - teleSUR English

Members of Brazil's Homeless Workers Movement (MTST) occupy the entrance of Congonhas Airport in the general strike in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 30, 2017. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 29 June 2017. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing ...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 »

Brazilian army opens fire on 'invader' after car rams gates of president's palace - Express.co.uk

Images show a destroyed gate as well as discarded shotgun cartridges on the ground near the entrance to the Alvorada Palace in the country's capital, Brasilia. Authorities said guards approached the suspect after he stopped in front of the main gate ...and more »

Brazil: Car rams gate of Temer's presidential palace - Aljazeera.com

A car has rammed the gate of the Brazilian president's palace as calls grow on Michel Temer to resign amid a corruption scandal and single-digit popularity. A statement from Temer's office said that a vehicle drove at high speed towards the Alvorada ...and more »