Brazil's Senatorial Committee (CPI) investigating President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday recommended the head of state be prosecuted for crimes against humanity and that he is denied access to social media for having spread false information about the disease.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, a former Army captain, Friday launched his counterattack against Federal Supreme Court (STF) and Electors Supreme Court (TSE) Justice Alexandre De Moraes and requested his dismissal to the Senate.
Brazil's Senate Tuesday created a Parliamentary Investigation Commission (CPI) to evaluate President's Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced.
Brazil’s Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve a bill that would establish the autonomy of the central bank to reduce political interference in monetary policy and align the country with other major economies.
Brazilian lawmaker Chico Rodrigues was forced to resign on Thursday from the Senate after police found cash hidden in his underwear during a search of his home.
Brazil's Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that tightens the safety rules and inspection for dams in the mining industry, setting fines of up to 1 billion reais (US$ 200 million) for failure to comply.
Brazil’s Senate will hold the second and final vote on pension reform on Oct. 22, party leaders agreed on Tuesday night after long discussions, according to Senator Antonio Anastasia of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party.
Brazil’s Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public.
Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil’s infrastructure minister Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas told reporters.
Brazil’s political affairs minister Carlos Marun said on Monday that passage of a bill to overhaul the country’s costly social security system has effectively ground to a halt in Congress and would become a campaign issue in this year’s election.