Brothers quit top posts in Brazilian meatpacker - The Straits Times

SAO PAULO • JBS, the world's largest meatpacker, said that brothers Joesley and Wesley Batista - who own the Brazilian company and are ensnared in a corruption scandal that threatens to topple the country's President Michel Temer - have resigned from ...

Brazil's top prosecutor accuses President Temer of corruption, obstruction - AppsforPCdaily

Demonstrators take part in a protest against Brazil's President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 18, 2017. The statement also noted the person who made the recording, JBS meat-packing company executive Joesley Batista, is under investigation and ...

Main allies of Brazil's Temer looking to future amid scandal - New Zealand Herald

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Key leaders of embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer's governing coalition are speaking openly about who might replace him if he's forced out by a corruption scandal. The frank talk underscores Temer's fragile grasp on power ...

Troops guard Brazil's federal buildings amid street clashes - Normangee Star

Protesters in Brasilia set fire to a ministry building on Wednesday afternoon, as tens of thousands gathered outside Congress to demand the removal of President Michel Temer. Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's ...

Allies of Brazil's president looking to future amid scandal - New Jersey Herald

Brazil's President Michel Temer attends a cabinet meeting, in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, May 26, 2017. Brazil's president has canceled an order that sent soldiers into the streets of the capital, following criticism that the move was excessive and ...

Pressure piles on Brazil's President to resign - Normangee Star

After the Globo report on Temer, Brazil's highest court opened an investigation into the accusation late Thursday and lifted the seal on the almost 39-minute recording, which is scratchy and often inaudible. On Thursday, Temer emphatically refused to ...

Brazil's 'Iron Lady' steps down from bank - Taipei Times

Maria Silvia Bastos resigned as the head of Brazil's state development bank, BNDES, amid a corruption scandal engulfing both the institution and Brazilian President Michel Temer. The BNDES in a statement cited personal reasons for Bastos' decision, ...

Brazil's Temer accused of corruption and obstruction of justice - pppFocus

Last year, Michel Temer acted as president. Demonstrations calling for Temer's resignation are set to take place on Sunday, AFP reports. Demonstrators carry a sign that reads in Portuguese “Temer in jail” to protest Brazil's President Michel Temer in ...

Brazil president lambastes testimony by JBS executives - AppsforPCdaily

A spokesman announced that the center-right president would speak later in what would be only his second public reaction since Wednesday's revelation of an audio recording in which Temer allegedly approved paying hush money to a jailed politician.

Some investors bet Brazil has further room to fall - Reuters

A demonstrator shows a picture of President Michel Temer near a burning barricade during a protest against Temer and the latest corruption scandal to hit the country, in Brasilia, Brazil, May 24, 2017. Picture taken May 24, 2017. The sign reads: 'Out ...