Michel Temer

Brazil truckers' mega-strike eases on day nine

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 10:40 GMT

A mega-strike by Brazilian truck drivers furious over high fuel costs began to ease Tuesday on the ninth day of transport chaos.

Brazil close to paralysis as truckers press on with strike

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Brazil appeared on the verge of a standstill on the fourth day of a nationwide truckers' strike Thursday as road blockades caused severe shortages of fuel and food.

Brazil's center-right House Speaker Maia making presidential bid

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 01:30 GMT

The speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress, Rodrigo Maia.

Brazil's Temer in Rio as army takes security control

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Temer on Saturday arrived in Rio de Janeiro to begin implementing his decree giving the military full control over security in crime-plagued Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil's top court suspends parts of President Temer's Christmas pardons

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

The president of Brazil's Supreme Court suspended parts of a Christmas decree from President Michel Temer granting pardons to convicted criminals on Thursday.

Brazil's Temer urges pension reform in Christmas message

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 09:44 GMT

Brazilian President took advantage of his Christmas message broadcast Sunday night to once again urge congress to approve his controversial pension reform plan.

Brazilian president says pension vote could be delayed to early 2018

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 12:50 GMT

Brazilian President Michel Temer said a key vote on a bill streamlining the social security system could be delayed to early 2018.

Brazil's president loses minister as PSDB party quits coalition

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 11:10 GMT

Brazilian President Michel Temer accepted the resignation on Friday of his minister of political affairs, whose party is abandoning the ruling coalition.

Brazil's president to begin cabinet reshuffle

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 11:17 GMT

Brazil's President Michel Temer will start a cabinet reshuffle that should be completed in mid-December.

Brazil's Temer to shuffle cabinet in March at start of election year

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 01:00 GMT

Brazilian President Michel Temer will shuffle his cabinet in March based on a new governing coalition formed ahead of next year's elections.

Brazil's Temer in hospital after feeling ill - Globo News TV

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 05:37 GMT

Brazil's President Michel Temer is in hospital after feeling ill, Globo News TV channel reported on Wednesday, adding that the cause was a urinary condition.

Brazil's top prosecutor says committed to 'Car Wash' probe

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 01:20 GMT

Brazil's new Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge said on Tuesday she is committed to continuing the sprawling "Car Wash" corruption investigation.

Brazil to reinstate protection for Amazon reserve -source

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 12:40 GMT

Brazil will reinstate a mining ban in a vast area of the Amazon rainforest in a victory for environmentalists who feared deforestation.

Sisi hails distinguished relations with Brazil

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 04:50 GMT

Sisi held talks Tuesday with Brazilian President Michel Temer on the fringe of the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

Brazil's Temer at U.N. decries rise in nationalism, protectionism

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 02:27 GMT

Brazil's Temer criticized a rise in nationalism around the world and said in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

Brazilian President Temer faces new corruption charges

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Brazilian President Michel Temer was charged on Thursday with obstruction of justice and racketeering.

Brazil's Lula undergoes new grilling by anti-corruption judge

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 12:10 GMT

Brazil's once hugely popular president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva underwent a new grilling Wednesday by the country's chief anti-corruption judge.

Brazil prosecutor charges Temer's members with criminal organization

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 - 01:40 GMT

Brazil's top prosecutor on Friday charged six lawmakers from President Michel Temer's Brazilian Democracy Movement Party with forming a criminal organization.

Brazil congressional panel votes against putting Temer on trial

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 12:50 GMT

A Brazilian congressional committee voted against sending a corruption charge against President Michel Temer to the Supreme Court for the leader to be put on trial.

Rapporteur asks Brazil lower house committee to accept charge against Temer

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 12:40 GMT

The rapporteur for a Brazilian lower house committee examining a corruption charge against President Michel Temer.