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  • Saturday, November 26th 2016 - 13:23 UTC

    Temer administration further weakened by more corruption claims: calls for impeachment

    Temer, who is deeply unpopular, has been struggling to push through an ambitious austerity agenda to pull Brazil out of its worst recession in decades.

    A Brazilian minister resigned on Friday amid allegations that he enlisted President Michel Temer's help to pressure a fellow Cabinet member to approve a luxury apartment development project in a preservation zone. The announcement feeds a growing scandal over alleged misuse of power that threatens Temer's presidency only six months after he replaced a predecessor ousted from office by Congress — and at a time corruption investigations have tarred many senior politicians.

  • Monday, May 23rd 2016 - 10:58 UTC

    Temer backsteps and this Monday will reinstate the Culture Ministry

    Caetano Veloso and Erasmo Carlos, pioneers of Brazil's rock music movements, held a protest concert in the Education building in Rio de Janeiro last Friday

    Brazil's interim President Michel Temer will reinstate the Culture Ministry this Monday, a government official said, after an outcry from some of the country's top artists over his policy to fold it into the Education Ministry to save money