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- Brazil's Amazon Deforestation Falls 16%, According to Government
Under criticism from activists and environmental organizations, the government of President Michel Temer announced on Tuesday (17) that the rate of deforestation in the Amazon fell by 16% between August 2016 and July 2017.
Published on 10/18/2017 - 11h28
- Brazil's Senate Overturns Supreme Court Decision and Aécio Neves Is Back in Office
On Tuesday (17), the Senate decided, by 44 votes against 26, to revoke the preliminary injunctions imposed by the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) on Aécio Neves (PSDB-MG).
Published on 10/18/2017 - 11h13
- Speeches Against President Temer Predominant at Lower House of Congress
The Constitution and Justice Committee of the lower house of Congress will cast its vote, on Wednesday (18), regarding the second charge brought by the Prosecutor General's Office against president Michel Temer.
Published on 10/18/2017 - 11h04
- In a Letter to Politicians, Temer Claims to Be the 'Victim' of a 'Conspiracy'
In an attempt to rid himself of yet another indictment (which ought to be put to a vote on the plenary of the lower house by the end of the month), president Michel Temer decided to adopt a personal tone and appeal to Congress' hive mentality by writing a letter to congressmen and senators in his governing coalition.
Published on 10/17/2017 - 11h02
- Defense of Ex-President Rousseff to Use Lobbyist Testimony to Invalidate Impeachment Proceedings
The defense of ex-president Dilma Rousseff is planning on using statements from the testimony of black market currency-exchange operator Lúcio Funaro in order to bolster a request calling for the invalidation of the impeachment proceedings that removed her from the presidency back in 2016.
Published on 10/17/2017 - 10h36
- Military Courts Given Jurisdiction Over Crimes Against Civilians During Armed Forces Operations
President Michel Temer approved a bill sent to him by Congress that transfers to the Military Judiciary cases of serious crimes involving the lives of civilians committed by military members during their operational activities.
Published on 10/17/2017 - 10h14
- Return to Homeland Makes 'Giant Indians' Triple
This year, the Panará indigenous people celebrate the 20th anniversary of the demarcation of their land. After they had been nearly exterminated following their first contact and later moved to the Xingu Park, they finally returned to their original region in 1997.
Published on 10/16/2017 - 11h47
- Italian Ex-Leftist Guerrilla Battisti Will Stay in Brazil Until Decision Is Ruled, Says Supreme Court
On Friday, October 13, Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) Justice Luiz Fux granted an injunction that suspended the extradition of Italian ex-leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti, who had been sentenced by courts in his own country after accusations of participating in four murders.
Published on 10/16/2017 - 11h28
- Former Congressman Cunha Took Bribe Money and Gave President Temer a 'Cut', Says Broker Funaro
In his testimony to the Prosecutor General's Office, broker and political lobbyist Lúcio Funaro said he was "certain" that a share of the bribe money generated from former congressman Eduardo Cunha's corruption schemes went to president Michel Temer.
Published on 10/16/2017 - 10h42
- On Tour in the U.S., Far-Right Congressman Bolsonaro Says He Is Inexperienced, But Not Involved With Corruption
During a private presentation to investors in New York, far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro (PSC-RJ) stated he is not the most qualified candidate to become the new Brazilian president, but said he is not involved in any corruption scandals.
Published on 10/13/2017 - 11h32