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Brazil's president seeks to postpone interrogation by police - Xinhua

Brazil's president seeks to postpone interrogation by policeXinhuaRIO DE JANEIRO, May 31 (Xinhua) -- The defense team of Brazil's President Michel Temer on Wednesday asked Supreme Court Justice Edson Fachin to postpone the president's written interrogation by police. The request argued that the interrogation, which ...and more »

Brazil's unemployment rate falls for first time since 2014 - Yahoo7 News;

Brazil's unemployment rate falls for first time since 2014 - Yahoo7 News

Yahoo7 NewsBrazil's unemployment rate falls for first time since 2014Yahoo7 NewsRio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazil's sickly economy got an unexpected glimmer of good news Wednesday with unemployment figures showing a slight dip to 13.6 percent rather than yet another record rise. It was the first fall in unemployment figures since 2014 ...and more »

Rosier economy, lack of replacement give Brazil's Temer a breather - Yahoo Singapore News;

Rosier economy, lack of replacement give Brazil's Temer a breather - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsRosier economy, lack of replacement give Brazil's Temer a breatherYahoo Singapore NewsBrazil's President Michel Temer attends the launching ceremony for the Plano Safra 2017/2020, a package of actions for the agricultural sector, in Brasilia, Brazil, May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino. More. By Anthony Boadle and Alonso Soto.and more »

Brazil Bulls Can Take Comfort In Options Markets - Seeking Alpha

Brazil Bulls Can Take Comfort In Options MarketsSeeking AlphaInvestors are likely to receive more upside for the amount of downside risk they bear. Investors are fleeing Brazil, yet options prices indicate that Latin America's biggest economy should still be able to implement reforms that will benefit growth ...and more »

Brazil's New 'World Bank'-Sized Crisis - Forbes;

Brazil's New 'World Bank'-Sized Crisis - Forbes

ForbesBrazil's New 'World Bank'-Sized CrisisForbesBrazil's latest political scandal may come with a bigger price tag than the one already stuck on the Petrobras 'Car Wash' probe. If the government's BNDES development bank lost just half of what Petrobras did in bribes, the kickback scheme there would ...and more »

Brazil Justice Minister: 'Car Wash' Graft Probe Is Fully Protected - U.S. News & World Report;

Brazil Justice Minister: 'Car Wash' Graft Probe Is Fully Protected - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportBrazil Justice Minister: 'Car Wash' Graft Probe Is Fully ProtectedU.S. News & World ReportTorquato Jardim, the new Minisiter of Justice of Brazil, speaks during his inauguration ceremony, at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino Reuters. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's new justice minister said on ...and more »

Brazilian leader Temer: Nation witnessing intense institutional conflicts - Reuters

Brazilian leader Temer: Nation witnessing intense institutional conflictsReutersBrazil's President Michel Temer reacts during a inauguration ceremony of the new Minister of Justice, Torquato Jardim, at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino. 1/5. left. right. Torquato Jardim, the new ...and more »

Brazil Says Crawling Out of Recession - Financial Tribune;

Brazil Says Crawling Out of Recession - Financial Tribune

Financial TribuneBrazil Says Crawling Out of RecessionFinancial TribuneBrazil expects good news this week—the first return to growth after two years of recession—but with the political system in chaos and unemployment at record highs, few will celebrate. Latin America's biggest economy has seen eight straight quarters ...and more »

Supreme Court Authorizes President Temer to Testify in Writing to Federal Police in Investigation - Folha de S.Paulo;

Supreme Court Authorizes President Temer to Testify in Writing to Federal Police in Investigation - Folha de S.Paulo

Folha de S.PauloSupreme Court Authorizes President Temer to Testify in Writing to Federal Police in InvestigationFolha de S.PauloJustice Edson Fachin, rapporteur of the so-called Car Wash cases (Lava Jato) before the Federal Supreme Court, gave authorization for President Michel Temer (PMDB Party) to provide written testimony in the investigation spawned by the plea-bargain ...and more »

Brazil court orders president questioned in graft probe - Yahoo News UK;

Brazil court orders president questioned in graft probe - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UKBrazil court orders president questioned in graft probeYahoo News UKBrazil's Supreme Court ordered President Michel Temer to be questioned in writing, the latest development in an explosive corruption scandal that has him fighting for his political life. The embattled leader will have 24 hours to respond to questions ...and more »

As Demonstrators Return to Brazil's Streets, Remember Not All Favor Freedom - PanAm Post;

As Demonstrators Return to Brazil's Streets, Remember Not All Favor Freedom - PanAm Post

PanAm PostAs Demonstrators Return to Brazil's Streets, Remember Not All Favor FreedomPanAm Postft-protests-brazil The general sentiment of outright rejection of politics is growing, secessionist movements are gaining force. By Raphaël Lima. One of the most disgusting parts of the political process is the constant war of narratives: who gets to ...and more »

Brazil must decide who could run for President in the case of new elections - plus55 (blog);

Brazil must decide who could run for President in the case of new elections - plus55 (blog)

plus55 (blog)Brazil must decide who could run for President in the case of new electionsplus55 (blog)Brazil's capital city, Brasília, remains plunged in a state of tension and uncertainty. Nobody can tell for sure how the political crisis will unfold. Our political leaders have proven to be unable to solve the institution quagmire that has haunted the ...and more »

Brazil supreme court authorises police questioning of president - AZERTAC News;

Brazil supreme court authorises police questioning of president - AZERTAC News

AZERTAC NewsBrazil supreme court authorises police questioning of presidentAZERTAC NewsBrazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday that it has authorized police to question President Michel Temer about corruption allegations. According to EFE, the head of state has the option to respond in writing to a list of questions, rather than submit to an ...and more »

Brazil's Jobless Rate Dropped Unexpectedly in April - U.S. News & World Report;

Brazil's Jobless Rate Dropped Unexpectedly in April - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportBrazil's Jobless Rate Dropped Unexpectedly in AprilU.S. News & World ReportPeople look at lists of job openings posted at an employment agency in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker Reuters. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in the three months through April ...and more »

The strange rebellion of Brazil's “Operation Car Wash” - The City Paper Bogota;

The strange rebellion of Brazil's “Operation Car Wash” - The City Paper Bogota

The City Paper BogotaThe strange rebellion of Brazil's “Operation Car Wash”The City Paper BogotaLatin America's most important revolution in half a century has been underway in Brazil for more than three years, but few outside the county have any idea it is going on. Even in Brazil, as the rebels' campaign openly blasts away at the power and ...and more »

Brazil's Temer tells businessmen he will remain on the job - New Zealand Herald

Brazil's Temer tells businessmen he will remain on the jobNew Zealand HeraldSAO PAULO (AP) " Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer insisted on Tuesday that he'll stay on the job until his term ends in December 2018 despite growing calls for his resignation. He also pledged to push ahead with austerity measures meant to ...and more »

Brazil Judge Orders Temer to Answer Police's Questions - The Rio Times;

Brazil Judge Orders Temer to Answer Police's Questions - The Rio Times

The Rio TimesBrazil Judge Orders Temer to Answer Police's QuestionsThe Rio TimesA Supreme Court judge has authorized police to obtain a written testimony from the President related to corruption allegations. By. Lise Alves. -. May 31, 2017. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. - Advertisement -. By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ...and more »

Opinion: What Anti-Temer Protests Show of Brazilians - The Rio Times;

Opinion: What Anti-Temer Protests Show of Brazilians - The Rio Times

The Rio TimesOpinion: What Anti-Temer Protests Show of BraziliansThe Rio TimesTemer has to go, but most of those protesting Sunday were actively undermining the bigger corruption fight or they're useless idiots. By. Contributing Reporter. -. May 31, 2017. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. - Advertisement -. Opinion by Jeb ...and more »

How fighting corruption could imperil Brazil's political stability - gulfnews.com;

How fighting corruption could imperil Brazil's political stability - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comHow fighting corruption could imperil Brazil's political stabilitygulfnews.comLess than a year ago, the then president Dilma Rousseff was forced out of office in a swirl of claims about financial impropriety. Now her successor, Michel Temer, finds his presidency in peril as well. Tapes that recently surfaced appear to capture ...and more »

Crisis around Temer Increases Uncertainty over Brazilian Economy - Prensa Latina;

Crisis around Temer Increases Uncertainty over Brazilian Economy - Prensa Latina

Prensa LatinaCrisis around Temer Increases Uncertainty over Brazilian EconomyPrensa LatinaBrasilia, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The uncertainty indicator of the Brazilian economy surged to 9.3 points in May, after denunciations of obstruction of justice and corruption weighing on Brazilian President Michel Temer, said Getulio Vargas Foundation ...and more »