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

Brazil's attorney-general, Rodrigo Janot, has charged the president, Michel Temer, with the crime of “passive corruption” – more commonly known as accepting a bribe. The country's supreme court will now send the charge to congress's lower house, the ...and more »

Brazil Supreme Court justice sends charge against president to Congress - Reuters

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian Supreme Court justice sent a corruption charge against President Michel Temer to Congress on Wednesday, advancing the process under which the center-right leader could be removed from office to face trial for graft.and more »

Bribery charge against Brazilian president reaches parliament - Irish Times

Amid rising political tensions the corruption charge against Brazilian president Michel Temer reached the lower chamber of congress on Thursday, formally starting the countdown towards a vote that could see him removed from office. On Monday Brazil's ...and more »

Brazil's president is charged with bribery - The Economist

EVER since an audio recording emerged in May of Brazil's president, Michel Temer, seeming to discuss paying hush money and backhanders, the country's zealous prosecutors have been expected to pounce. Even so, the decision by Rodrigo Janot, the ...and more »

Charged with corruption, Brazil's president could be saved by politicians also under suspicion - Washington Post

On Monday, Brazil's president became the country's first sitting leader to be charged with corruption. Now the fate of his administration lies in the hands of Brazil's Congress — a body that is also enmeshed in the country's huge corruption scandal ...and more »

Second General Strike against President Temer's Reforms - teleSUR English

Members of Brazil's Homeless Workers Movement (MTST) occupy the entrance of Congonhas Airport in the general strike in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 30, 2017. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 29 June 2017. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing ...and more »

Brazil Needs to Look Beyond Scandal - Bloomberg

Mac Margolis is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering Latin and South America. He was a reporter for Newsweek and is the author of “The Last New World: The Conquest of the Amazon Frontier.” Read more opinion Follow @macmargolis on Twitter.and more »

Brazil's corruption probe reaches the presidency - Financial Times

It has been just over three years since Brazil's massive “Lava Jato” anti-corruption probe began. Since then, dozens of senior politicians and business leaders have been jailed, and billions of dollars clawed back as settlements. However, Lava Jato has ...and more »

Brazil president in trouble as top senator quits and says government 'discredited' - The Guardian

Departing Senate leader has been a rival of Michel Temer and apparently wants to distance himself from the deeply unpopular president ahead of re-election bid. Jonathan Watts in Rio de Janeiro. Wed 28 Jun 2017 18.42 EDT Last modified on Thu 29 Jun ...and more »

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

An 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 »