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Brazil's Rousseff to face accusers in impeachment showdown

Bras - Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff will confront her accusers Monday in a dramatic finale to a Senate impeachment trial likely to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest country.

Scant rallies for Brazil's Rousseff before big day

Bras - Supporters of Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff rallied Sunday as she prepared for her dramatic last stand at an impeachment trial expected to see her fired within days.

Brazil's presumptive president beset by risks

Bras - Michel Temer expects to become Brazil's full president if his rival Dilma Rousseff gets impeached this week. If he trips up, the country will fall deeper into crisis, analysts warn.

Irish Olympic scam suspect freed pending probe

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian authorities on Saturday provisionally released an Irish businessman held over an alleged ticket scam at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, one of his lawyers said.

Brazil police urge graft charges against ex-leader Lula

Rio De Janeiro - The Brazilian police recommended corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday as part of a probe into a huge embezzlement scheme at the state oil company Petrobras.

Brazil's Congress — a den of corruption

Bras - Brazil's Senate is big on decorum, not even letting men in without a coat and tie. But when it comes to corruption allegations, the politicians judging suspended president Dilma Rousseff seem less worried.

Brazil's Rousseff broke no laws, impeachment trial hears

Bras - Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff's former economy minister testified Saturday that Rousseff did not break any laws justifying impeachment, as her trial closed in on next week's climax.

Tense Brazil impeachment trial hears charges

Bras - Accusations and occasional angry yells flew in an impeachment trial against Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff, expected to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

Brazil's Rousseff enters final act of impeachment

Bras - Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, faced the final act of an impeachment battle Thursday likely to see the suspended leader of Latin America's biggest economy sacked within days.

Brazil court rejects Rousseff request to annul impeachment session

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court chief justice has rejected a request from suspended president Dilma Rousseff to annul the session at which senators voted to open an impeachment trial against her.

Rio police say evidence links Hickey to ticket scam

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police said they have uncovered evidence linking the detained head of the Olympic Council of Ireland Patrick Hickey to a Rio Games ticket scam.

What went wrong in Brazil?

Bras - At the height of the emerging markets boom, Brazil looked tantalizingly close to finally living down an old joke: that it is the country of the future... and always will be.

Brazil's Rousseff on right side of history: lawyer

Bras - The lawyer representing Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff is a giant underdog going into her impeachment trial Thursday, but says he is counting on the weight of history to sway senators in her favor.

Brazil's Rousseff faces final impeachment battle

Bras - Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff enters her final battle to win back power on Thursday, when senators open an impeachment trial expected to remove her from office for good.

The Olympics are over for Brazil — was it worth it?

Rio De Janeiro - The Olympics ended with Brazil having shown twice in two years that it is capable of hosting the world's biggest sporting events. But was the effort worth the trouble?

Rio police seize passports in raid on Irish Olympics office

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police seized passports from three Irish Olympic officials accused of involvement in black market ticket ring in Rio.The early morning raid at the Irish office in the Olympic Village also netted phones and computers, Irish officials said.

European Olympic chief Hickey in custody in Rio

Rio De Janeiro - A Brazilian judge has ordered European Olympic chief Patrick Hickey to be kept in prison while a black market Rio Games tickets ring is investigated, authorities said Friday.

Brazil's Rousseff demands 'justice' in impeachment trial

Bras - Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff said Thursday she will demand "justice" when she defends herself next week at an impeachment trial.

Brazil's Rousseff to take stand at impeachment trial

Bras - Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff will take the stand to defend herself at her impeachment trial in the Senate, an aide said Wednesday, setting up a dramatic showdown with her accusers.

Rio police kill three in raid on crime-ravaged favela

Rio De Janeiro - Rio police said Tuesday they killed three alleged gunmen in a raid on a favela dominated by drug traffickers where an elite police officer was shot a week ago.

Brazil's Rousseff ahead of trial: 'I'm innocent'

Bras - Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff admitted she had made mistakes, but said she had done nothing worthy of impeachment in an address just over a week before she goes on trial.

British Olympian Ennis-Hill calls for global doping 'clean up'

Rio De Janeiro - British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill calls for a worldwide rethink on doping after the Rio Olympics were plagued by drugs scandals including the suspension of Russia's entire athletics team.

Rousseff judgment hearings to start August 25

Bras - The final judgement phase in the impeachment of suspended president Dilma Rousseff will start August 25, just four days after the Rio Olympics end, the Senate news service said Friday.

Brazil police hold two terror suspects

S - Brazilian police have taken two people into custody on suspicion of terrorism offences as part of an operation to ensure security during the Olympic Games in Rio.

Samba gets things swinging in Rio favela badminton school

Rio De Janeiro - A Rio favela teacher uses the rhythms of samba to teach 200 children badminton. If that sounds like an unlikely mix, get this: his son is representing Brazil in the Olympics.

Brazil impeachment: How we got here

Bras - Brazil's Senate voted Tuesday to open an impeachment trial against suspended president Dilma Rousseff, making her almost certain to be sacked for good.

Brazil's Rousseff doomed to impeachment: analysts

S - Only a miracle can save recession-hit Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff from being sacked for good now that senators have voted to open an impeachment trial, analysts say.

Poor Brazilian kids get taste of their own Olympics

Rio De Janeiro - Crowned by wreaths, faces filled with emotion, the athletes mount the podium to the strains of the Brazilian national anthem and receive their medals.Yet these champions are not in one of Rio's stadiums.

Impeachment trial looms for Brazil's beleaguered Rousseff

Bras - Brazil's Senate voted early Wednesday to hold an impeachment trial for the nation's suspended president Dilma Rousseff, a process that could see her permanently removed from power.

Gunfire feared in Olympic bus attack

Rio De Janeiro - A bus carrying Rio Olympics journalists came under attack and police were investigating whether bullets were fired from the notorious City of God favela.
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