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Brazil President Michel Temer to call Trump over steel tariffs

Brazil, the second biggest steel exporter to the United States after Canada, would be hit hard by Trump's imposition of 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent on aluminum.

published on : 15th March 2018

President Michel Temer's failure on Brazil pension reform leaves tricky task to successor

Brazil's loss-making pension system leaves the unpopular measure as a campaign issue for October's elections and a major headache for his successor.

published on : 21st February 2018

Brazilian army takeover of Rio security, mission unclear

President Michel Temer signed a decree Friday putting the police in Rio under military command, the first such measure since the end of a two-decade military dictatorship in 1985.

published on : 20th February 2018

Death toll in Brazil nursery arson attack rises to eight

Two children burned in an arson attack at a nursery school in Brazil succumbed to their wounds Friday, bringing the death toll to eight on the day the first victims were buried.

published on : 7th October 2017

Brazilian President Michel Temer launches defense against corruption charge 'farce'

Temer, the first president in the country to face criminal charges while in office, is accused of obstruction of justice and racketeering.

published on : 5th October 2017

51 countries to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

The treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons was adopted by 122 countries, except the nine nuclear powers, at the United Nations in July following negotiations.

published on : 20th September 2017

Brazil's top court authorizes new investigation on president

Justice Luis Roberto Barroso ruled that there is evidence for prosecutors to investigate whether Michel Temer used his position to favor a company operating in the port of Santos.

published on : 13th September 2017

PM Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Michel Temer discuss partnership based on common global vision at BRICS summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Brazilian President Michel Temer and discussed a partnership based on a "common global vision".

published on : 4th September 2017

Brazil government freezes Amazon mining plans

Brazil's government said Thursday it has frozen attempts to license commercial mining in a huge natural reserve in the Amazon after a court decision put the controversial project on hold.

published on : 1st September 2017

Brazil President Michel Temer survives Congressional votes; beats corruption charges

Brazil's embattled president survived a key congressional vote that could have suspended him over a bribery charge, mustering enough support to stay in office and avoid being tried in court.

published on : 3rd August 2017

Brazilian President Michel Temer faces congressional vote on his future

Temer is facing a showdown after a vote in Congress' lower house Wednesday on whether he should be suspended and put on trial over a bribery charge filed against him.

published on : 1st August 2017

Brazil's president calls graft charge 'fiction'

Temer, the first sitting president of Brazil to face criminal charges, is accused of accepting bribes from a giant meatpacking company.

published on : 28th June 2017

Brazil President Michel Temer dismisses bribery charges as 'fiction'

Temer, the first sitting president of Brazil to face criminal charges, is accused of accepting bribes from a giant meat packing company. He is also under investigation for belonging to a criminal orga

published on : 28th June 2017

Brazil prosecutor charges president with corruption

For Temer to go on trial, the lower house of Congress must first approve Janot's charge by a two-thirds majority.

published on : 27th June 2017

Supreme Court lashes out at Brazil President Michel Temer 'snooping'

The statement warned of legal, political and institutional consequences if the reported operation were proven at any time.

published on : 11th June 2017
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