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New graft charge against Brazil's President Temer

S - Brazil's chief prosecutor lodged a fresh corruption accusation against President Michel Temer on Wednesday, alleging that while a deputy he had received bribes from companies involved in running ports.

Brazilian truckers' strike puts Temer on the ropes

Bras - The giant truck strike in Brazil didn't just wipe food off supermarket shelves and dry up fuel supplies: it blew away unpopular President Michel Temer's little remaining authority, analysts say.

Brazil president angrily rejects latest graft allegations

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer on Friday angrily rejected newspaper reports that he laundered bribe money through remodeling of his family's properties.

Brazil's Supreme Court to rule on prison for Lula

Bras - Brazil's supreme court is to rule Wednesday on whether former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should start a 12 year prison sentence for corruption, potentially upending this year's presidential election.

Brazil's supreme court chief urges calm ahead of Lula ruling

Bras - The chief justice of Brazil's Supreme Court urged calm and warned against violence Monday ahead of a ruling that could send former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to prison -- or give him a get-out-of-jail card.

Friends of Temer arrested in Brazil graft raids

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police on Thursday arrested Jose Yunes, a friend of President Michel Temer, in a graft crackdown connected to suspicions over the awarding of contracts at Sao Paulo's Santos port.

Could Brazil's loathed president Temer seek a new term?

Rio De Janeiro - Until recently, Brazil's scandal-plagued and deeply unpopular President Michel Temer looked finished, but there is growing speculation he may attempt to defy political gravity and seek a new term.

Brazil's Lula still a political force: Temer

S - Brazil's popular but scandal-plagued leftist ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva got an unlikely morale boost Monday from a political nemesis -- current President Michel Temer.

Brazilian president cancels Asia visit after surgery

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer has cancelled an upcoming tour of south-east Asia in January as he recovers from surgery, his office announced Thursday.

Brazilian president undergoes urological surgery

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer successfully underwent surgery Wednesday to resolve urethral obstruction, the presidency said.

Brazil's Temer released from hospital after heart procedure

S - Brazilian President Michel Temer, 77, was released from hospital Monday after undergoing angioplasty in three blocked coronary arteries, doctors said.

Brazil's Temer recuperating after heart procedure: hospital

S - Brazilian President Michel Temer was spending the weekend recuperating in hospital after undergoing angioplasty in three blocked coronary arteries, doctors said Saturday.

Brazil president says 'truth won' after escaping corruption trial

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday said "the truth won" in a congressional vote sparing him from going on trial on corruption charges.

Brazilian president hospitalized: presidency

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer has been hospitalized with urological problems, the presidency said Wednesday in the midst of a congressional debate over whether Temer should face a corruption trial.

Brazil president avoids corruption trial

Bras - Brazil's Congress rejected corruption charges against President Michel Temer on Wednesday, meaning he will not have to face trial and is free to pursue austerity reforms in Latin America's biggest economy.

Brazil Congress to vote on president's corruption case

Bras - Brazil's lower house of Congress is due to vote Wednesday on whether President Michel Temer should stand trial for corruption -- and the deeply unpopular center-right leader is expected to survive easily.

Brazil's teflon president to survive latest threat: analysts

Bras - He may be Brazil's most unpopular president in decades and charged with serious crimes, but Michel Temer, the ultimate teflon leader, is expected to breeze through a congressional vote on whether he should stand trial.

Brazil congress committee recommends against Temer trial

Bras - A Brazilian congressional committee on Wednesday voted against making President Michel Temer stand trial on corruption charges.

Brazil's president launches defense against crime charge 'farce'

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer's lawyer on Wednesday called corruption charges against the center-right leader a "farce" as he officially launched his defense against a possible suspension and trial.

Brazil's Congress begins analysis of Temer graft charges

Bras - Brazil's lower house of Congress began to analyze graft charges against President Michel Temer on Tuesday, a process that analysts believe will see him able to escape trial.

Brazil court opens door for Congress to vote on Temer trial

Bras - A corruption trial against Brazilian President Michel Temer moved one step closer Wednesday when the Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch attempt to have the case suspended.

Brazil prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption

Bras - Brazil's chief prosecutor on Thursday charged President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group in the biggest climax yet to the country's ever-growing corruption scandal.

Brazil prosecutor files two corruption charges against Temer

Bras - Brazil's chief prosecutor on Thursday charged President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group.

Brazil's top court refuses to remove prosecutor from Temer probe

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an attempt by President Michel Temer to have the prosecutor leading a corruption probe against him removed from the case.

Brazil's Temer lashes out at corruption allegations

Bras - Brazil's President Michel Temer lashed out Tuesday against what he described as an out of control judiciary's use of unsubstantiated corruption allegations to destroy reputations.

Brazil's Temer demands recusal of graft prosecutor

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer on Tuesday demanded the recusal of the prosecutor general from his corruption investigation, accusing him of "obsessive" conduct.

Brazil's Temer defeats corruption rap, pushes reforms

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer hoped Thursday to turn a surprisingly easy victory in blocking his corruption trial into momentum for austerity reforms, but more turmoil could await the unpopular leader.

Michel Temer: Brazil's canny political survivor

Rio De Janeiro - Michel Temer has been accused of everything from coup plotting to taking millions of dollars in bribes, yet nothing seems to knock Brazil's president from the perch he unexpectedly occupied a year ago.

Temer's corruption scandal: what we know

Bras - Brazil's Congress debated Wednesday on whether President Michel Temer should face trial on corruption charges.He is the first Brazilian leader to face criminal charges while in office, but he's also a proven survivor and cannot be counted out yet.

Brazil's congress throws out corruption charge against president

Bras - Brazilian lawmakers tossed out a corruption charge against scandal-plagued President Michel Temer on Wednesday, saving the center-right leader from becoming the country's second leader in 12 months to be forced from office.
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