Brazil is a country whose citizenry rarely enjoy good governance. They were doing well in recent years despite the fact their politicians seemed to be regularly impeached, locked up or otherwise disgraced.
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Former Brazilian President Michel surrenders to federal police, marking the second time he is arrested for participated in corruption scheme for decades.
Prosecutors in Peru alleged Tuesday that they have gathered overwhelming evidence implicating former President Ollanta Humala
Brazil’s indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land rights.
Brazil’s court reduced sentence of incarcerated former President da Silva, opening the possibility he could be moved to house arrest later this year.
Brazil’s Supreme Court drew fire silencing its critics with confidential criminal case targeting press, pundits on social media and a retired Army general.
A Brazilian court’s decision to sentence a comedian to prison for offensive remarks about a congresswoman could have a chilling effect on free speech.
U.S. Natural History Museum in New York on Monday cancels event that was set to honor Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as “Person of the Year.”
A Brazilian judge has ruled that the country’s president can’t celebrate of the March 31, 1964, coup that established a military dictatorship in Brazil.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s call to commemorate the anniversary of Brazil’s 1964 military coup is causing discomfort in Latin America’s largest nation.