Protesters say a huge investigation known as Operation Car Wash must not let up in intensity
Brazil's prosecutor general Rodrigo Janot requests permission to open 83 new corruption probes against politicians in an escalation of a vast graft scandal
With a reputation as an honest and efficient administrator, Preval served as president of Haiti, the poorest country in the western hemisphere, with a long history of political violence, in 1996-2001 and 2006-2011
An embezzlement and bribery probe called Operation Car Wash has already shaken high level Brazilian politics for almost 3 years. But far from winding down, it's expected soon to escalate.
Security and IT systems at the $1.2-billion headquarters in the Belgian capital are behind schedule and so the transatlantic military alliance will only properly move in come September, sources say
(UPDATED) Jovenel Moise's election brings to an end to the impoverished Caribbean nation's long-running political nightmare
(UPDATED) The latest violence did not appear to be an all-out riot but rather a rapid early morning attack by one group of inmates against another, lasting less than an hour, a local government spokeswoman says
However, the government's policies have prompted violent protests and were criticized last week by a UN expert as 'a historic mistake'
The court's judges vote to let Renan Calheiros remain in his post but strips him of his status as third in line after the president, on grounds that he faces corruption charges – which he denies
The chamber's governing panel said it would keep speaker Renan Calheiros in his post until a full session of all 11 judges in the Supreme Court rules on whether he should be suspended
The interim decision to strip Renan Calheiros of his duties worsens the outlook for Temer as he struggles to lift Latin America's biggest economy out of crisis
The disgraced former FIFA head will have to serve his 6-year ban from the football governing body
(UPDATED) Thousands of protesters express support for Operation Car Wash, a probe that has uncovered mass embezzlement by politicians and top executives
(UPDATED) The Brazilian city of Chapeco is in mourning for its little team that could, cut down at the height of its glory
The violent scenes in the capital Brasilia underlined tensions in Latin America's biggest economy as the center-right government of President Michel Temer attempts to embark on major cutbacks
President Michel Temer says it would be 'impossible' for him to approve the supposed corruption amnesty being eyed by Congress for itself
Vieira Lima is the sixth minister to quit Temer's government since May
The party of Haiti's former leader Michel Martelly attempted to cut short speculation over the result of a long-delayed presidential election, claiming victory while vote-counting continued
Lawyers for President Michel Temer's predecessor Dilma Rousseff this week presented in a court filing a check paid to Temer's PMDB party in 2014 as an electoral campaign donation
After 4 rounds of voting, including two unexpected repeat votes, Aoun wins support from 83 lawmakers, easily clearing the 50-percent-plus-one majority required. The final tally includes 36 blank votes and eight void ballots.
While a deal has been made on the country's next president, analysts say Lebanon's key political blocs still disagree on almost everything else
Based on the findings of the preliminary probe, prosecutors will decide whether to launch a formal investigation into the president
'Even though we suffered from political and economic upheaval, as well as economic downturn, this page has been turned,' Brazil's new leader Michel Temer says
The appeal, filed by Rousseff's lawyer Jose Eduardo Cardozo, demands 'the immediate suspension of the effects of the Senate decision'
(UPDATED) Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an impeachment vote Wednesday, August 31, and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer, shifting Latin America's biggest economy sharply to the right
Rousseff to senators: 'I've come to look your excellencies in the eye to say that I did not commit a crime.'
Rousseff's testimony will come just hours before a final vote to decide her fate, with everything pointing to her being convicted
If she is removed from office, her former vice president turned rival Michel Temer will be sworn in to serve until 2018, shifting Brazil to the right after 13 years of leftist rule under Rousseff's Workers' Party
The impeachment trial of the suspended Brazilian president begins Thursday, August 25
During a trial expected to last several days, the former Marxist guerrilla, 68, will take the stand to defend herself against charges that she fiddled state accounts
(UPDATED) 'I am innocent,' Rousseff insists. 'There is no injustice more devastating than to condemn an innocent person.'
(UPDATED) Brazil's Senate votes to hold an impeachment trial for the nation's suspended president Dilma Rousseff, a process that could see her permanently removed from office
(UPDATED) Suspended President Rousseff's opponents only need a simple majority of the 81 senators' votes to open an impeachment trial
Brazil's interim president Michel Temer asked Latin America's biggest construction tycoon, now in jail for his role in a massive corruption scheme, for millions of dollars in political donations, a report says
It took fireworks to drown out the boos for Brazil's unpopular interim president Michel Temer as locals protest economic issues which plague the country
Brazil's long-running presidential impeachment drama starts to crescendo toward the finale this week just as the Rio Olympics sprints out of the starting blocks
Michel Temer: 'I have to fulfil my institutional responsibilities. And I also understand the ex-presidents are not going to be in attendance. So the fun part is they can save all the boos just for the president.'
Economic growth unexpectedly accelerated in the run-up to the Brexit referendum, according to data
Rousseff says she expects to be treated as number one. 'I do not intend to take a secondary role in the Games in Rio.'
During the opening of the 21st AIDS Conference, world leaders, scientists and activists emphasize the role of the young generation in ending AIDS
The five-day International AIDS Conference returns to Africa 16 years after Nelson Mandela galvanized the world to take up the fight against AIDS, describing it as 'one of the greatest threats humankind has faced'
UNAIDS cautions that while new HIV infections fell dramatically in the past two decades, especially among children, the trend among adults has stalled and even risen in some places over the past 5 years
Rocard served as prime minister for three years from mid-1988 under Francois Mitterrand, the two-term Socialist president who led the country from 1981 to 1995
Rio de Janeiro state is in financial straits due to the fall in global oil prices, while Brazil overall is floundering through a deep recession
In an open letter, tourism minister Henrique Eduardo Alves says he's stepping down to avoid 'creating problems for the government'
Rousseff: 'The only way to interrupt the mandate of a president is if the Brazilian people chooses to through a plebiscite'
If reports in the main Brazilian newspapers are confirmed, new doubts would be cast over the impeachment of Rousseff, pushing Latin America's biggest economy into ever greater turmoil
(UPDATED) Fabiano Silveira is the second minister to exit in the span of a week from Michel Temer's government, which has only been in power for 18 days
Michel Temer is seeking to cement his authority in the face of multiple challenges on both the economic and political fronts
The new boss is Pedro Parente, a former government minister and until now chairman of Bunge, a big agribusiness and food company