Assets worth $4.3 million belonging to Brazil's Lula are confiscated by a court after he is convicted of graft.
A Brazilian congressional committee has handed a symbolic victory to President Michel Temer by rejecting a recommendation to have him tried on graft charges.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was found guilty of corruption and money laundering.
“White Head” had managed to evade capture for three decades by undergoing a plastic surgery on his face.
Union workers hold a general strike in major cities across Brazil to protest new proposals by the Temer government on labor rules.
The top federal prosecutor in Brazil charges President Temer with taking multimillion-dollar bribes.
A Brazilian court has sentenced former finance minister Antonio Palocci to 12 years in prison for corruption and money laundering.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer said on Thursday that he has built warm ties with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Brazil's federal police say there is solid evidence President Temer received bribes, a legal development that could see him suspended from office.
Brazil’s election court votes against ousting President Michel Temer over a corruption scandal.
A Brazilian court is to start a trial against Temer which could unseat the embattled president.
Demonstrators gathered at Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach on Sunday for a rally against Brazilian President Michel Temer.
The Brazilian president revokes a decision to deploy troops in the capital amid increasing calls for his resignation.
Brazil has deployed troops to protect government buildings amid a massive protest in the capital.
Brazil’s police have arrested a presidential aide and two other officials to investigate the 2014 World Cup’s most expensive stadium.
The Brazilian president says he will not step down even if he is formally indicted by the Supreme Court.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer wants a corruption investigation against him to be suspended by the judiciary.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer has been shaken by allegations he condoned bribing a potential witness to silence him.
Brazil's President Michel Temer is accused of a new bribery scandal for paying a former senate colleague hash money.
Brazil has declared the end of a national emergency that had been issued over a Zika epidemic in the country in 2015.
Brazil’s leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been grilled by a judge in a trial over corruption allegations.
A federal judge in Brazil has sentenced eight men for plotting a terrorist attack ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Hundreds of prison system workers in Brazil have reportedly occupied the country’s Justice Ministry building in protest at proposed pension reforms.
Brazil faces its first general strike in two decades as clashes break out in several cities.
Police in Parana displayed a haul of dollars and other currencies in plastic bags, as well as a powerful automatic rifle.
Brazil’s Supreme Court said in a ruling on Tuesday that 108 people, including eight cabinet minister, would come under investigation in a corruption scandal.
The government is planning to boost its revenues from the sale of its light weapons amid a severe economic crisis.
Tens of thousands of Brazilians take to the streets to slam the new economic reforms backed by the Temer government.
The Brazilian president says the alarm caused by the discovery of irregularities in meat industry controls is exaggerated.
Tens of thousands of people in Brazil held multiple protests against government-proposed austerity measures on Wednesday.
Brazilian President Michel Temer says “ghosts” made him relocate from his luxury residence in the capital city Brasilia.
President Temer has ordered the deployment to Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area until February 22.
Officers in the crisis-hit southeastern Espirito Santo State continue to be inactive amid a strike.
Over 100 people have reportedly been killed in Brazil over several days of anarchy as police forces have been on strike and unavailable.
Brazil's army troops manage to reestablish control over Espirito Santo state after three days of bloody violence.
Out of an original 150 prisoners who escaped a prison in Sao Paulo during a riot, 52 have managed to evade recapture.
Fresh clashes erupt among members of different members of Brazilian drug gangs at a northeastern prison
President Michel Temer says a package of measures worth more than $309 million will be introduced to tackle the crisis in the penitentiary system.
A group of Brazilian Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) forces is dispatched to Alcacuz Penitentiary Center to bring situation under control.
Police have managed to quell the deadly riot.
Gang fights killed the 10 people in a prison in northern Brazil.
HRW censures high levels of police violence and abuses in prisons in Brazil.
The riot took place at the Desembargador Raimundo Vidal Pessoa jail in the Amazonian city of Manaus on Sunday.
The prison riot in Brazil's Roraima came five days after 56 inmates were killed in the nearby state of Amazonas.
The violent rebellion broke out at Anisio Jobim penitentiary complex in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas Province.
A prison riot in Brazil’s northern province of Amazonas has killed at least 60 people.
The murder-suicide incident occurred in the city of Campinas.
Reports said detectives had found traces of blood on a couch inside the Rio home of the ambassador.
Brazilian police suspect the body found inside a burned-out car in Rio de Janeiro is that of missing Greek Ambassador to Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis.
There has been no news of the refugees since November 6, when they boarded a boat to illegally cross into the US.
Public workers and police officers are against a proposed set of austerity measures to tackle financial crisis in the Brazilian state.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces new corruption charges as his fight with previous ones continues.
Millions of Brazilians protest a package of austerity plans approved by the Senate.
Thousands of unpaid civil servants protested in Rio to slam proposed austerity measures on Monday.
The clashes took place when civil servants gathered around the state assembly to protest planned austerity measures.
Renan Calheiros's office said he would step down on Tuesday morning when he was officially notified.
Demonstrators accuse the lawmakers of primarily targeting Operation Car Wash.
The Brazilian Supreme Court voted 8-3 on Thursday to try Senate President Renan Calheiros for allegedly misusing public funds in a nine-year-old case.
Temer became president in August after Dilma Rousseff was ousted in a contentious impeachment trial.
Thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Brazil’s largest city to protest a government plan that would set caps on public spending.
Brazil’s Temer vows he would block any bill granting amnesty to corrupt parliamentarians.
Protesters in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro accused the President Michel Temer of abusing his power.
Government secretary Geddel Vieira Lima tendered his resignation in a letter to Temer published in the media on Friday.
The United States Treasury Department has assured Brazilian banks of financing trade with Tehran in the wake of the nuclear agreement.
The ex-head of state faces allegations of involvement in a scandal surrounding Brazil’s oil giant, Petrobras.
A helicopter helping with police anti-drug operations goes down in a notorious Rio favela.
Brazilian protesters storm the country’s lower house of Congress, demanding a military coup against the government.
Protesters set fire to wood and tires, blocking traffic for about an hour.
Brazilian public sector workers, angered by the government's reform plans, have stormed the legislature building in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilians say President Temer's reform plans, known as PEC 241, are on course to curb spending, especially on health and education.
The participants in the Sunday demonstration held up an effigy of Lula da Silva in a prisoner’s outfit.
The survey showed that more people consider Temer's government “bad” or “terrible.”
We can confirm that Cunha was detained in Brasilia, police say.
Local police say the fresh riot broke out at a jail in the northwestern state of Rondonia.
Reports say several of the victims were decapitated and burned to death.
Brazil’s Workers Party loses in municipal elections in Sao Paulo, the first polls since the ouster of Rousseff.
The shooting occurred in the town of Itumbiara in the central Brazilian state of Goias on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on a campaign rally motorcade.
Brazil’s large graft probe expands to more senior officials from the administrations of former president, Lula da Silva and his successor, Rousseff.
Brazilian police arrest former Finance Minister Guido Mantega as Petrobras probe gains momentum.
“It is all a farce, a huge lie,” Brazil’s ex-president Lula says referring to the charges of corruption brought against him.
Former Brazilian president Lula rejects charges that he masterminded Brazil's graft.
Despite all accusations targeting former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his party, recent opinion polls have indicated that he enjoys sizable popularity among Brazilians.
Eduardo Cunha is known as the architect of the impeachment drive against former president Dilma Rousseff.
President Michel Temer has been facing growing protests since leading a campaign to oust Dilma Rousseff from office.
Brazilian mothers rally with their children in Sao Paulo to support ousted president Dilma Rousseff.
The supporters of impeached president Dilma Rousseff rally in Brazil against the newly-installed chief executive.
Protests against the new president were held in various cities across the country, with the biggest rally in Sao Paulo, where tens of thousands of people marched through the city’s center.
The protest turned violent after riot police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon.
Brazil's Rousseff asks for the overturning of the impeachment vote on her.
People rally in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo for and against Dilma Roussef, who has been sacked as president of Brazil.
Michel Temer is sworn in as Brazil’s president after the ouster of Dilma Rousseff.