Post Tagged with: "Michel Temer"

Brazil congressional committee votes against putting President Michel Temer on trial

July 14, 2017 9:39 am
Brazil congressional committee votes against putting President Michel Temer on trial

Brazilian congressmen celebrate after voting against a recommendation to try President Michel Temer for corruption, at the parliament in Brasilia, Brazil, July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A Brazilian congressional committee has handed a largely symbolic victory to President Michel Temer by rejecting a recommendation to have him tried on […]

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General strike hits major cities across Brazil against President Michel Temer

July 1, 2017 3:50 pm
General strike hits major cities across Brazil against President Michel Temer

A general strike disrupted major cities across Brazil on Friday as union workers protested President Michel Temer’s proposal to loosen labor rules and trim pension benefits. In Sao Paulo, protesters blocked some of the city’s main roads and highways and hindered access to Guarulhos Airport, the biggest in the country. […]

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Brazilian President Michel Temer charged with taking bribes

June 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Brazilian President Michel Temer charged with taking bribes

Brazilian President Michel Temer (Photo by AFP) Brazil’s top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer with taking multimillion-dollar bribes on Monday in a stinging blow to the unpopular leader and to political stability in Latin America’s largest country. Rodrigo Janot submitted the charge in a document presented to the Supreme […]

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President Michel Temer: Brazil forging ‘warm ties’ with Russia

June 23, 2017 4:27 pm
President Michel Temer: Brazil forging ‘warm ties’ with Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Brazilian counterpart Michel Temer are seen during a meeting at the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, on June 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The leaders of Brazil and Russia are planning to strengthen ties, including in the area of weapons and foodstuff trade. Brazil’s President […]

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Brazil court votes not to oust President Michel Temer

June 10, 2017 4:21 pm
Brazil court votes not to oust President Michel Temer

A general view of the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) session in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 7, 2017 (Photo by AFP) Brazil’s election court voted Friday against stripping President Michel Temer of his office in a major boost to his chances of beating a gathering corruption scandal. The Supreme Electoral Tribunal […]

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Brazil to open major trial that could unseat President Michel Temer

June 6, 2017 10:30 pm
Brazil to open major trial that could unseat President Michel Temer

Brazil’s President Michel Temer (AFP photo, Brazilian Presidency) A court in Brazil is to start a major trial against President Michel Temer which could unseat him over alleged wrongdoing during the campaign that led to the election of running mate Dilma Rousseff in 2014. The electoral court was to open […]

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Brazilian demonstrators at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach demand President Michel Temer’s resignation

May 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Brazilian demonstrators at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach demand President Michel Temer’s resignation

Demonstrators chant during a protest against Brazilian President Michel Temer calling for a new presidential election, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Demonstrators gathered at Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach on Sunday for a rally against Brazilian President Michel Temer that will […]

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Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer cancels order for troops in capital

May 25, 2017 10:30 pm
Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer cancels order for troops in capital

Army soldiers patrol the Agriculture Ministry in Brasilia, Brazil, on May 25, 2017 amid growing protests in the country. (Photo by Reuters) Brazilian President Michel Temer, who is facing growing calls for resignation, has revoked an order for the deployment of troops in the capital amid fierce criticism that the move was […]

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Brazilian government deploys troops to contain mass protest

1:07 pm
Brazilian government deploys troops to contain mass protest

The Brazilian government has deployed troops to maintain order and protect government buildings in the capital, Brasilia, as angry demonstrators, calling for the removal of President Michel Temer, smashed their way into some ministries and clashed with riot police. “At this moment, federal troops are already here in [the Foreign […]

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Protesters rally in Brasilia against President Michel Temer, austerity

May 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Protesters rally in Brasilia against President Michel Temer, austerity

Demonstrators rally during the protest “Occupy Brasilia” against the labor and social security reforms and the government of President Michel Temer in Brasilia, on May 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Andressa Anholete At least 25,000 people massed in Brasilia on Wednesday to demand new elections and an end to […]

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