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

Anthony Pereira has received funding from the Economic and Social Research Council of the UK and FAPESP in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. These are agencies that fund academic research. Anthony Pereira is also a member of the Council of the Brazilian ...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 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 chief ...and more »

Brazil's president criticises prosecutors over corruption charge - Irish Times

In an extraordinary televised statement, Brazil's president Michel Temer has declared war on his own federal prosecution service after it formally charged him with corruption on Monday. Mr Temer described the charge made against him as “a fiction” and ...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 »

Politics this week - The Economist

Less than a year after taking power after his predecessor was impeached, Michel Temer, the president of Brazil, was accused by the country's chief prosecutor of taking bribes. Mr Temer denied the accusation, describing it as a “fiction”. He is the ...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 »

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 Buttons ...and more »

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

Michel Temer's approval rating has fallen to 7% less than a year after he seized power. Photograph: Eraldo Peres/AP. Another thread of support has been cut away from Brazil's scandal-plagued president, Michel Temer, after the ruling party's senate ...and more »