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      Dilma Rousseff impeached by Brazil’s Senate in historic vote

      Brazil’s Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff in a historic decision that ends...

    2. August 28, 2016

      Angry impeachment scenes spur calls for changes to Brazil’s political system

      As Brazil prepares to conclude the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff as early as this Tuesday, the trauma of the...

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    1. July 30, 2016

      Lula da Silva and six others to be tried

      Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and investment banker André Esteves are among a group of defendants...

    2. July 28, 2016

      Lula appeals to UN over Petrobras judge

      Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has filed a petition to the UN seeking protection from alleged...

    3. July 4, 2016

      Rousseff resorts to crowd-funding for impeachment campaign finance

      Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s suspended president, has resorted to crowd-funding to finance a campaign against her impending...

    4. June 20, 2016

      Brazil’s corruption probe means a boom time for lawyers

      With its concrete beds and squat toilets, the Complexo Médico-Penal is probably not where Brazil’s top construction and...

    5. June 19, 2016

      Brazil plans budget freeze for up to 20 years

      An ambitious constitutional amendment to freeze budget spending would cut the uncertainty over public finances that is...

    6. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      Real swings as Lula probe returns to crusading judge

      Brazil’s real fluctuated against the dollar on Tuesday after the country’s Supreme Court transferred corruption...

    7. June 6, 2016

      Brazil’s left leader braced for brutal vote

      Fernando Haddad, the mayor of São Paulo, South America’s largest city, is preparing for a brutal re-election campaign...

    8. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Ex-Lula aide sentenced 23-years for corruption

      José Dirceu, one of the founders of Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT) and former chief of staff of ex-president Luiz Inácio...

    9. May 15, 2016

      Brazil: Tales of everyday agony

      The ground floor of the office tower housing Rio de Janeiro’s state finance department is boarded up, as if girding for...

    10. May 13, 2016

      Stakes high for Brazil’s man with the money

      When Brazil’s new leader Michel Temer held his first cabinet meeting on Friday, the order in which the 23 ministers...

    11. May 12, 2016

      Brazil’s Workers’ party looks set for opposition

      It felt like the final act in a long-running show. President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil may have refused to bow out as...

    12. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Defiant Dilma Rousseff calls impeachment a coup

      Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff gave a defiant speech to supporters in Brasília on Thursday, hours after being...

    13. May 12, 2016

      What is Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff accused of?

      After a marathon session of speeches, over 40 Brazilian senators have declared their intention to vote to impeach...

    14. May 11, 2016

      Rio’s Olympic building spree fails to enthuse

      It had been hailed as the most beautiful cycle lane in the world. Opened in January as part of Rio de Janeiro’s...

    15. May 5, 2016

      Brazil court suspends key Dilma foe

      Joe Leahy in São Paulo Brazil’s Supreme Court has suspended the powerful speaker of the lower house, Eduardo Cunha, the...

    16. April 15, 2016

      Brazil braced for political showdown

      Brazil was bracing itself on Friday as the countdown began to a vote on President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment....

    17. April 15, 2016

      Brazil’s political elite struggles to rise above leaks

      With the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff looking increasingly likely, at least Brazilians can be sure of one...

    18. April 12, 2016

      Rio ‘practically ready’ for Olympics

      Leading visitors around one of the sites that in under four months’ time will host the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      April 5, 2016

      A show of support

      Supporters raise their arms during a rally in support of Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and...

    20. April 3, 2016

      Brazil’s left fears Rousseff ‘coup’

      On Friday a WhatsApp message about Sérgio Moro, the Brazilian lower court judge presiding over the country’s sweeping...

    21. April 1, 2016

      Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s warrior president under fire

      The police telephone wire recording that may well cost Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff her job lasts only 30...

    22. March 31, 2016

      What is the Petrobras scandal that is engulfing Brazil?

      Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is in danger of being impeached only 15 months into her second four-year term. But...

    23. March 30, 2016

      Rousseff fights to save her government

      Brazil’s left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff has begun talks with smaller centrist parties in an effort to rebuild...

    24. March 29, 2016

      Brazilian equities: swinging

      The best advice for investment managers may have come from a baseball player. Small in stature but big on hitting,...

    25. March 28, 2016

      Brazil’s Lula attempts to save Rousseff from impeachment threat

      Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva plans to help cobble together an eleventh hour coalition large...

    26. Fast FT

      March 28, 2016

      Brazil bulls back as Dilma faces coalition implosion

      The Brazil bulls are back after last week’s drubbing. Brazilian stocks, currencies and bonds are all bouncing higher on...

    27. March 25, 2016

      Brazil’s tainted elite leaves few alternatives to Dilma Rousseff

      Collective fright momentarily gripped Brazil’s political establishment this week when a list of names stemming from the...

    28. March 23, 2016

      Jailed businessman Odebrecht co-operates in Brazil fraud probe

      Marcelo Odebrecht, one of the main construction bosses at the centre of Brazil’s Petrobras corruption investigation, is...

    29. Fast FT

      March 23, 2016

      Brazilian real drops on central bank intervention

      Brazil’s central bank is stuck between a rock and a hard place. After spending much of last year fighting to halt its...

    30. March 22, 2016

      Corruption drama puts Brazil’s judges in the spotlight

      For Salete Chacon, a retired school teacher from São Paulo, the events of the past few weeks in Brazil are disturbingly...

    31. Fast FT

      March 21, 2016

      Brazil's stock market rally in 4 charts

      Brazilian stocks are rising for the sixth consecutive week, putting them on track for their longest winning streak...

    32. The World

      March 21, 2016

      Torrid times for titans of the emerging markets world

      Do Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Brazil’s Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ever think of each other and wonder...

    33. March 21, 2016

      Latin Americans tire of populists as Los Yanquis fall for Trump

      Donald Trump may want to build a wall along the southern border of the US but there are some trends from Latin America...

    34. March 20, 2016

      Rousseff faces growing calls to step down

      President Dilma Rousseff is facing growing calls to step down, amid a deepening political crisis in Brazil that...

    35. March 19, 2016

      Supreme Court judge blocks Lula da Silva’s cabinet appointment

      Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva faces arrest at any moment after a Supreme Court judge stripped him of...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      March 18, 2016

      General Motors protest

      Workers of General Motors march against Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva...

    37. March 18, 2016

      After Lula-era excess, the Car Wash generation upends Brazilian politics

      Brazil appeared to descend into farce this week with President Dilma Rousseff’s thwarted attempt to appoint her...

    38. March 18, 2016

      Tension rises in Brazil’s political crisis

      Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to clear protests ahead of pro-government rallies across Brazil on Friday...

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