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Brazil

Brazil may ban all abortions even in cases of rape victims, danger to mother's life

Abortion is illegal in Brazil, home to the world's largest Catholic community, except when pregnancy is due to rape.

22 Nov 2017 5:10 PM

Brazil: ‘Dog food’ pellets made from expired leftovers for poor kids

‘The ministry of education has been authorized to use it in school meals,’ says Joao Doria

20 Oct 2017 2:10 PM

Brazilian ex-president charged in Petrobras corruption scandal

Fernando Collor, who was in office from 1990-1992 was charged formally with 'passive corruption', money laundering and racketeering.

23 Aug 2017 9:07 AM

Brazil's president faces congressional vote on his future

Temer is accused of receiving bribes indirectly, via a confidant who was caught by police carrying a suitcase with USD 150,000 in cash.

01 Aug 2017 11:03 AM

Brazil president presents graft defense, denies bribery

"He committed no crime," said his lawyer Antonio Claudio Mariz de Oliveira after filing the written defense.

06 Jul 2017 10:28 AM

Brazil's President Temer accused of graft charges by federal police

If two-thirds of Congress votes to allow the investigation, Temer would be suspended from office pending trial.

21 Jun 2017 11:53 AM

I am thief, loser: Tattoo artist filmed scribing teen’s forehead for stealing bicycle

The video was filmed by artist’s friend Ronildo Moreira de Araujo while Wesley was seen scribing teens forehead.

12 Jun 2017 9:25 PM

Brazilian musicians arrange protest concert demanding new president

They demanded an early vote, if Temer resigns or is forced out, rather than letting Congress choose his replacement.

29 May 2017 1:08 PM

Brazilian President Michel Temer refuses to resign over corruption charges

The Supreme Federal Tribunal opened an investigation into the accusations and lifted the seal on the recording.

19 May 2017 12:06 PM

Brazil says Zika emergency is over after dip in cases

'The Health Ministry and other organisations will maintain a policy of fighting Zika, dengue and chikungunya', the official said.

12 May 2017 11:20 AM