Roads blocked, transportation affected by strike in Brazil - The Sun Herald

A general strike disrupted major cities across Brazil on Friday, as union workers protested President Michel Temer's proposal to loosen labor laws and trim pension benefits. In Sao Paulo, protesters blocked some of the city's main roads and highways ...

Brazil's Congress Does Not Intend to Proceed Swiftly Concerning Charges Against President - Folha de S.Paulo

On Thursday (the 29th), at 9:28 am, Brazil's Congress received official documents charging president Michel Temer with corruption. Contrary to the administration's will, congress has indicated that it does not intend to wrap up proceedings swiftly.

Brazilians to protest government cutbacks - Foreign Brief

A federation of Brazilian labour unions has announced that it will shut down a number of the country's largest cities today to protest the austerity measures proposed by President Michel Temer. Succeeding Dilma Rousseff, who was impeached in 2016, ...

Brazilian Lawmakers to Decide Whether President Faces Charges - Latin American Herald Tribune

BRASILIA – An indictment of President Michel Temer on corruption charges was read aloud Thursday in the lower house of the Brazilian Congress, the body that will decide whether the head of state must face a trial. Pro-government parties control both ...

Brazil's lower house begins analysis of charges against President Temer - Global Times

Brazil's Chamber of Deputies began analyzing the charges for passive corruption filed against President Michel Temer on Thursday. Rodrigo Maia, President of the Chamber, will be responsible for establishing the timeline of the case in the Chamber.