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FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

FIGHTING FUNDMorning Star OnlineBRAZILIAN unions led a general strike yesterday over the corruption-riddled governments attacks on pensions and workplace rights. The major CUT union federation — an ally of the Workers Party of ousted president Dilma Rousseff — was at the forefront ...and more »

What's next for Temer - Buenos Aires Herald;

What's next for Temer - Buenos Aires Herald

Buenos Aires HeraldWhat's next for TemerBuenos Aires HeraldEmbattled in Congress and unpopular on the streets, President Michel Temer has now been charged with corruption by Brazil's top prosecutor in the wake of a plea bargain signed by executives of meatpacking company JBS. It is the first time that a ...and more »

Five key chapters in a troubled reign - Buenos Aires Herald

Five key chapters in a troubled reignBuenos Aires HeraldDilma Rousseff's vice-president Michel Temer temporarily replaced her as head of state on May 12, 2016, after the Senate voted to hold an impeachment trial over charges that she broke government accounting rules. Rousseff was finally dismissed on ...and more »

Brazil Congress begins review of Temer corruption charges - Buenos Aires Herald;

Brazil Congress begins review of Temer corruption charges - Buenos Aires Herald

Buenos Aires HeraldBrazil Congress begins review of Temer corruption chargesBuenos Aires HeraldThe Brazilian House of Deputies sits in session as charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer are read out, starting the process by which the accusations will be reviewed to determine if the Supreme Court should try the president. Supreme Court ...and more »

The key players in the corruption scandal - Buenos Aires Herald;

The key players in the corruption scandal - Buenos Aires Herald

Buenos Aires HeraldThe key players in the corruption scandalBuenos Aires HeraldThe Brazilian political veteran was a behind-the-scenes operator before sweeping to power a year ago. A conservative member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB) party, he was allied as vice-president to former president Dilma Rousseff.and more »

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

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

The Sun HeraldRoads blocked, transportation affected by strike in BrazilThe Sun HeraldA 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 ...and more »

Brazil unions protest Temer's reforms; turnout drops - Daily Mail

Brazil unions protest Temer's reforms; turnout dropsDaily MailRIO DE JANEIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - Brazilian labor unions staged peaceful nationwide demonstrations against scandal-hit President Michel Temer on Friday, seeking to stop his unpopular administration from pushing through Congress changes to labor ...and more »

Brazilian anti-austerity protests draw low turnout - Ahram Online;

Brazilian anti-austerity protests draw low turnout - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineBrazilian anti-austerity protests draw low turnoutAhram OnlineDemonstrators in major Brazilian cities snarled rush hour traffic Friday to protest austerity measures introduced by embattled President Michel Temer, but turnout was weak. Groups of little more than 20 set fires to road barricades in Sao Paulo before ...and more »

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

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

Folha de S.PauloBrazil's Congress Does Not Intend to Proceed Swiftly Concerning Charges Against PresidentFolha de S.PauloOn 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.and more »

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

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

The Conversation UKBrazil's president faces criminal charges and 2% approval rating – but clings onThe Conversation UKAnthony 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 Braces for Nationwide Strike Against Reform Bills Today - The Rio Times;

Brazil Braces for Nationwide Strike Against Reform Bills Today - The Rio Times

The Rio TimesBrazil Braces for Nationwide Strike Against Reform Bills TodayThe Rio TimesUnion leaders are calling for protesters to demonstrate against the two bills throughout the day on Friday, closing roads and halting public transportation. By. Lise Alves. -. June 30, 2017. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. - Advertisement -. By ...and more »

Brazilians to protest government cutbacks - Foreign Brief;

Brazilians to protest government cutbacks - Foreign Brief

Foreign BriefBrazilians to protest government cutbacksForeign BriefA 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, ...and more »

Graft charge against Brazil's president filed in Congress - Viet Nam News

Graft charge against Brazil's president filed in CongressViet Nam NewsBRASÍLIA — Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday sent a corruption charge against President Michel Temer to Congress for it to decide whether the president should be put on trial. Although just a formality, the handover of the case meant one more step ...and more »

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

Brazilian Lawmakers to Decide Whether President Faces ChargesLatin American Herald TribuneBRASILIA – 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 ...and more »

Unions to hold second strike against Temer's reforms - MercoPress;

Unions to hold second strike against Temer's reforms - MercoPress

MercoPressUnions to hold second strike against Temer's reformsMercoPressTemer has already withdrawn from attending the G-20 summit next week in Germany in view of the charges against him. Brazil's union federations will hold a second strike on Friday with demonstrations against the government's economic reforms and to ...and more »

BRAZIL: Labor Reform Bill Clears Last Obstacle Before The Senate Floor Vote - Markets Insider

BRAZIL: Labor Reform Bill Clears Last Obstacle Before The Senate Floor VoteMarkets Insider(RTTNews) - The labor reform bill passed the last committee vote in Brazil's Senate last night, clearing its way for a floor vote before the Congressional recess in July. Market participants feared that the commission could block the labor reform bill ...and more »

2nd General Strike Against Temer Sweeps Brazil - teleSUR English;

2nd General Strike Against Temer Sweeps Brazil - teleSUR English

teleSUR English2nd General Strike Against Temer Sweeps BrazilteleSUR EnglishThe general strike is organized by the Central Worker's Union, Popular Brasil, Fearless People and a host of other social movements. A general strike is sweeping Brazil this Friday for the second time this year. Why? Because Brazilian President Michel ...and more »

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

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

teleSUR EnglishBrazil: Temer's Neoliberal Labor and Pension Reforms ExplainedteleSUR EnglishThe 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: 15-Year-Old Rams Car into Presidential Palace, Taking Down Gates - Breitbart News;

Brazil: 15-Year-Old Rams Car into Presidential Palace, Taking Down Gates - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsBrazil: 15-Year-Old Rams Car into Presidential Palace, Taking Down GatesBreitbart NewsAn underaged person, whom reports describe as an “adolescent” boy, drove a car into one of the official residences of Brazil's president Michel Temer Wednesday night in an apparent act of protest. The incident occurred at the Alvorada Palace, a ...and more »

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

Brazil's lower house begins analysis of charges against President TemerGlobal TimesBrazil'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.and more »