Tag: Congress

Michel Temer taping a radio message - Photo: Beto Barata/PR

Brazil President’s Latest Cabinet Reshuffle Puts a Convicted Rapist in Congress

Brazilian president Michel Temer’s latest cabinet reshuffle has not been very encouraging or in ...

Supreme Court's building in Brasília

70% of Brazilian Authorities’ Cases in the Higher Court Have to Do with Corruption

Some 70% of cases involving authorities at the Brazilian Supreme Court and the Superior ...

A Brazilian woman on her job

Brazil President Softens Pension Reform Bill to Get Congress’s Approval

A new version of Brazil’s unpopular pension reform bill presented this week would require ...

Luan Gabriel de Souza

May Luan Inspire Brazilian Legislators to Vote on a Bill to End Police Impunity

Members of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies should think of Luan Gabriel de Souza’s death ...

Caixa's branch at rua das Flores, in Curitiba, Paraná state

Brazil’s President Plan to Privatize Major Bank Draws Noisy Opposition

The president of the Workers Party of Brazil denounced the government’s attempt to privatize ...

From "Abortion Movie" by Lincoln Péricles, 2016

The Case to Legalize Abortion in Brazil While Congress Tries to Ban It

I met “Mariana,” a 20-year-old Brazilian woman, in Paraíba state, almost a year ago ...

President Michel Temer meets with this ministers in Brasília - Alan Santos/PR

This Time Brazilian President Will Have a Tougher Time Escaping Corruption Charges

Brazilian President Michel Temer faces a tougher battle to quash an imminent second corruption ...

Act in Brasília backing Car Wash Operation - Marcello Casal Jr/ABr

End of Car Wash Task Force in Brazil Seen as Politicians Trying to Prevent Corruption Investigation

Federal prosecutors in Brazil in charge of the corruption investigation Operation Car Wash, which ...