Without having received a single vote, Temer’s regime is hurting millions, writes CHRIS WILLIAMSON
Wednesday 6th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A BRAZILIAN lawmaker called on Monday for President Michel Temer to be suspended and stand trial over allegations that he solicited multimillion-pound bribes.
MP Sergio Zveiter recommended the committee examining Mr Temer’s corruption case to hold a vote, claiming that there was...
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
BRAZILIAN unions led a general strike yesterday over the corruption-riddled governments attacks on pensions and workplace rights.
The major CUT union federation — an ally of the Workers Party of ousted president Dilma Rousseff — was at the forefront of the stoppages,...
Saturday 1st Jul 2017
BRAZILIAN President Michel Temer dismissed the latest corruption allegations against him on Tuesday as a “soap opera plot,” suggesting that Attorney General Rodrigo Janot might be on the take.
Mr Janot filed an indictment with the Supreme Federal Tribunal on Monday accusing...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
Embattled leader could face impeachment
Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
INCRIMINATING evidence against Brazilian President Michel Temer was expected to be excluded by the Superior Electoral Court yesterday.
The seven-member panel was due to reconvene yesterday morning to decide on examining Judge Herman Benjamin’s request for a plea-bargain testimony...
Saturday 10th Jun 2017
HEARINGS in Brazil’s Superior Electoral Court which could end unelected president Michel Temer’s reign continued yesterday.
The court started hearing arguments on Tuesday night over allegations that Mr Temer and Dilma Rousseff, the Workers’ Party president his allies...
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
A FORMER aide to Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested at the weekend, following an order by Supreme Court Justice Luiz Edson Fachin.
MP Rodrigo Rocha Loures admitted accepting bribes from JBS, the country’s largest meatpacking company, insisting that the funds were...
Monday 5th Jun 2017
THE trade union representing Brazil’s federal police investigators expressed concerns on Monday about how probes into government corruption will be handled by new Justice Minister Torquato Jardim.
Mr Jardim, a personal friend of President Michel Temer, is responsible for...
Wednesday 31st May 2017
Brazilians keep up pressure on corruption-tainted president
Tuesday 30th May 2017