Violent protests erupt outside Brazil Congress over austerity - Daily News & Analysis

Youths protesting against austerity measures aimed at restoring fiscal discipline in Brazil burned cars and smashed windows of government buildings with rocks on Tuesday as lawmakers debated a 20-year cap on federal spending. The angry outburst ...

Armenia's President offers condolences over Chapecoense plane crash - Public Radio of Armenia

President Serzh Sargsyan sent a letter of condolences to the President of the Federal Republic of Brazil Michel Temer on the plane crash near Medellin town in Columbia which killed dozens, President's Press Office reports. At the this difficult for ...

Serzh Sargsyan offers sympathy to President of Brazil - Mediamax.am

Yerevan/Mediamax/. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan offered sympathy to President of Brazil Michel Temer regarding the plane crash that killed dozens of people near Medellin, Colombia. Serzh Sargsyan presented condolences and support to Michel ...

Amid violent protests, Brazil's Senate approves cap on federal spending - Daily News & Analysis

Protesters stand in the reflecting pool outside Congress, where senators planned to vote on a spending cap bill and the lower Chamber of Deputies was considering controversial anti-corruption legislation, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (PTI).

President Sargsyan sends condolence letter to Brazil's President Michel Temer - Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 30, ARMENPRESS. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan sent a letter of condolences to President of Brazil Michel Temer on the plane crash near Colombian city of Medellin that resulted in dozens of deaths, press service of the ...

Brazil's Temer Scores Win in Senate as Protesters Resist - Bloomberg

The Brazilian government's plan to freeze public spending in real terms for up to 20 years is on the verge of becoming law, after senators approved the controversial constitutional amendment late Tuesday evening. Senators voted 61 in favor to 14 ...

World watch -- WSJ - Nasdaq

The African National Congress sought to show a united front Tuesday, a day after a failed rebellion against President deepened painful rifts in South Africa's ruling party. Analysts and local media said Mr. Zuma might clear his cabinet of ministers who ...

Brazilian protestors clash with police outside Congress - Daily Sabah

Students protest in front of the Congress in Brasilia against the bill that freezes government spending for 20 years, on Nov. 29, 2016. (AFP Photo). Police in Brazil's capital have clashed with protesters during a demonstration outside Congress while ...

What's the matter with Brazil? - Observer Online

This Wednesday at 5 p.m. in room C130 in the Hesburgh Center, the Kellogg School of Global Affairs will host a current events panel to discuss “What is the matter with Brazil?” I am Brazilian. I love being Brazilian and above anything else, I am ...

Brazilian Senate approves austerity after violent protest - Viet Nam News

The upper house easily passed the measure -- a 20-year government spending freeze -- by 61 to 14 votes. The measure will still have to be put to a second later vote to become law. "This constitutional amendment is fundamental for controlling public ...

Brazilians Are Again in the Streets Calling for Another President's Ouster - Brazzil.com

Brazilian President Michel Temer has been trying to take drastic steps to address the eco... Read more · A Publisher on a Mission: Offer Rubem Alves, a Brazilian Treasure, to the English-Reading World. Rubem Alves is one of Brazil's most beloved and ...

Three days of national mourning in Brazil - CCTV

Brazilians are mourning the loss of those who died in the plane crash. President Michel Temer has declared three days of mourning and offered assistance to the families of the victims. Three days of national mourning in Brazil. Dressed in the club's ...

Brazil Senate Backs Spending Cap Despite Violent Protests - Voice of America

Protesters stand on an overturned car outside Congress where senators later voted in support of a spending cap bill in Brasilia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print. BRASILIA —.

Violent protests outside Brazil Congress over austerity measures | Reuters - Firstpost

BRASILIA Police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse thousands of demonstrators protesting against cutbacks to social programs outside Brazil's Congress on Tuesday as Senators prepared to vote for a 20-year cap on federal spending.Protesters ...

EDITORIAL: Brazilian students should take matters into their own hands - Indiana Daily Student

As Brazil's economy plunges deeper into a crisis, students have occupied schools throughout the country to fight proposed cuts in education spending. The government of President Michel Temer is desperate to pull South America's largest economy out of ...

Brazil's Senate Passes PEC 55 Austerity Bill - teleSUR English

In his short time in office as an un-elected president, Temer has tried to roll back progressive measures carried out by Worker's Party leaders. The Brazilian senate has voted 65 to 14 for PEC 55, an austerity measure that will limit social spending ...

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Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news ...

Thousands protest outside Brazil's Congress - Fox News Latino

Brasilia – Thousands of people gathered here Tuesday outside Brazil's Congress to protest against the austerity plan of President Michel Temer and against what they see as attempts to shield corrupt politicians. Student groups and labor unions ...

MICHEL TEMER: “BRAZIL DOESN'T HAVE SOLID INSTITUTIONS” - plus55 (blog)

Brazil's President Michel Temer said that “Brazil doesn't have solid institutions.” That's why, according to him, “small factoids” menace the country's institutional framework. He made such statements during a Monday event with private businessmen.

Brazil Senate approves spending cap in first-round vote - Reuters

BRASILIA Nov 29 Brazil's Senate on Tuesday approved a drastic ceiling on federal spending in a first-round vote that hands a timely victory to President Michel Temer who is struggling to restore fiscal discipline amidst an economic recession and ...