Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
- Brazil's former president faces new corruption charges Press TV 15 Dec 2016 -- Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been confronted with fresh allegations of criminal charges linked to the massive embezzlement scheme at state-owned Petrobras oil company.
- Brazil's senate leader indicted for alleged embezzlement Press TV 02 Dec 2016 -- Brazil's top court has voted to put Senate President Renan Calheiros, a key ally of President Michel Temer, on trial for alleged embezzlement.
- BRICS to Deepen Economic Engagement to Combat Terror VOA 16 Oct 2016 -- Amid fears of threats posed by protectionism, the BRICS countries have vowed to deepen economic engagement, tackle the global economic slowdown, and combat cross border terrorism.
- Scandal-hit Brazilian parties suffer major defeat in local elections Press TV 03 Oct 2016 -- Brazil's leftist Workers' Party (PT), whose officials have been caught in the massive Petrobras scandal, has suffered a major blow in municipal elections in the country's biggest city, Sao Paulo.
- Brazilians Vote in First Local Elections Since Rousseff's Impeachment VOA 02 Oct 2016 -- Brazil's Workers' Party (PT) is expected to lose big Sunday when Brazilians vote in the first local elections since Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.
- Brazilian Judge Authorizes Preliminary Probe of Allegations Pointing to Temer VOA 24 Sep 2016 -- A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has authorized a preliminary investigation into allegations from former Transpetro head Sergio Machado that President Michel Temer illegally solicited campaign money in 2012.
- Brazil's Former President to Stand Trial for Corruption VOA 20 Sep 2016 -- A Brazilian judge has ordered former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to stand trial on charges of corruption and money laundering.
- Former Brazilian President Lula rejects graft charges in corruption scandal Press TV 15 Sep 2016 -- Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has defended himself against allegations of involvement in money-laundering and corruption.
- Brazil prosecutors file corruption charges against Lula Press TV 15 Sep 2016 -- Prosecutors in Brazil have filed charges of involvement in money-laundering and corruption against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his wife.
- Brazil's Ousted President Promises Strong Position Against New Government VOA 03 Sep 2016 -- Dilma Rousseff, ousted this past week as Brazil's president, says she has not elaborated on future projects but confirmed she has political plans.
- Brazil's ousted president Rousseff lodges appeal against removal from office Press TV 01 Sep 2016 -- Brazil's ousted president Dilma Rousseff, who was stripped of presidency following a Wednesday Senate impeachment vote, has appealed to the Supreme Court to overturn the decision on her removal from office.
- Temer Takes Oath of Office as Brazil's New President VOA 31 Aug 2016 -- Brazil's new president, Michel Temer, promised a "new era" of government for that crisis-hit country Wednesday, shortly after being sworn in following the impeachment of his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff.
- Dilma Rousseff stripped of Brazil's presidency Press TV 31 Aug 2016 -- Dilma Rousseff has been stripped of Brazil's presidency following a Senate impeachment vote in Brasilia.
- Brazilian Senate Votes to Oust President Dilma Rousseff VOA 31 Aug 2016 -- Brazilian senators have voted 61 to 20 to remove president Dilma Rousseff from office, finding her guilty of breaking budget laws.
- Brazil's Rousseff pleads innocent, calls Senate trial coup Press TV 29 Aug 2016 -- Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has denied all corruption charges against her, calling her impeachment trial a coup.
- Rousseff Addresses Brazilian Senate in Impeachment Trial VOA 29 Aug 2016 -- Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has denied allegations of manipulating government accounts, during testimony at her impeachment trial.
- Brazil's Rousseff impeachment trial underway in Senate Press TV 25 Aug 2016 -- Brazil's Senate has opened the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff.
- Brazil top court rejects Rousseff requset to annul impeachment Press TV 24 Aug 2016 -- Brazil's Supreme Court has dismissed claims by suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, and her defense team about irregularities in a session in Congress, during which senators voted to open an impeachment trial against her.
- Brazil Senate Votes in Favor of Impeachment Trial for Rousseff VOA 10 Aug 2016 -- The Brazilian Senate has voted to begin the impeachment trial of embattled President Dilma Rousseff, a move that could officially hand over power to her former vice president – current interim president – Michel Temer.
- Brazil impeachment committee recommends Rousseff removal Press TV 04 Aug 2016 -- A special Senate committee in Brazil has recommended that the full upper house should remove suspended president Dilma Rousseff from office, one day ahead of the opening of the 2016 Olympics in the city of Rio.
- Senate report finds Brazil's Rousseff innocent of fiscal wrongdoing Press TV 28 Jun 2016 -- An investigation by the Brazilian Senate into allegations against suspended President Dilma Rousseff has found her innocent of fiscal wrongdoing.
- Second minister in new Brazil cabinet resigns after audio leaks Press TV 31 May 2016 -- In a new blow to Brazil's interim government, another minister has stepped down after the leak of a new audio tape that reveals him trying to disrupt a corruption investigation at the state oil company.
- New Brazil cabinet in trouble after leaks on anti-Rousseff plot Press TV 24 May 2016 -- Brazil's interim government has been rattled by a leaked audio tape suggesting a plot against suspended President Dilma Rousseff, a scandal that forced a key minister in the new cabinet to resign.
- Brazil's Rousseff calls impeachment against her a coup Press TV 12 May 2016 -- Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has again dismissed a parliamentary motion against her as a coup, saying Senate's endorsement of the impeachment bill was a blow to democracy.
- Rousseff Accuses Brazil's Senate Vote of Sabotaging Government VOA 12 May 2016 -- Brazilian senators have voted to suspend President Dilma Rousseff from office. The lawmakers are preparing to try her on charges of manipulating the national budget to boost her 2014 re-election campaign.
- Brazil's lower house speaker annuls Rousseff impeachment vote, Senate to move forward People's Daily 10 May 2016 -- The acting speaker of the lower house of Brazil's Congress on Monday announced a decision to nullify the chamber's vote for an impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff.
- Brazil House Speaker annuls Rousseff impeachment Press TV 09 May 2016 -- The acting speaker of the lower house of Brazil's Congress has annulled last month's vote on impeachment, delaying the process against embattled President Dilma Rousseff.
- Majority of Brazilian Lawmakers Support President's Impeachment Sputnik 18 Apr 2016 -- Over 230 members of lower house of the Brazilian parliament have voted in support of President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment as over half – 311 – lawmakers have cast their votes during debates broadcast on the national television.
- Brazilian Lawmakers Back Impeachment for President VOA 17 Apr 2016 -- Brazilian lawmakers have voted to back the impeachment process for President Dilma Rousseff.
- Not a Crook? Brazilian MPs Deeply Divided Over Rousseff's Impeachment Vote Sputnik 17 Apr 2016 -- With Sunday's impeachment vote on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff quickly approaching, the country's MPs remain at odds over the matter; Sputnik interviewed several of them to get their take on the fate of the most powerful woman in South America.
- Rousseff: Brazil faces threat of coup d'état Press TV 16 Apr 2016 -- Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has accused supporters of her impeachment of trying to grab power in order to avoid corruption charges against themselves, saying the country faces the threat of a coup d'état.
- Corruption Charges False, Impeachment 'Anti-Democratic Coup' - Rousseff Sputnik 16 Apr 2016 -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff stated that her government had fought against corruption, passing anti-corruption laws, created administrative transparency and supported an independent judiciary.
- Congressional Panel Recommends Impeachment for Brazilian President Rousseff VOA 11 Apr 2016 -- A Brazilian congressional committee Monday recommended that President Dilma Rousseff face impeachment for alleged corruption.
- Pre-Contract Work on Russia's Pantsir Systems Delivery to Brazil Finished Sputnik 28 Mar 2016 -- Russia and Brazil have finished a pre-contract work on the delivery of the Russian advanced Pantsir-S1 air defense systems.
- Throngs of Brazilian Protesters Demand President's Ouster VOA 14 Mar 2016 -- Brazilian police say some 3 million people across the country took to the streets Sunday demanding the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff.
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