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Brazil's Temer says leaving budget deficit under 130 billion reais

06 Dec 2018

BRASILIA Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Thursday his government will leave a primary budget deficit of less than 130 billion reais ($33.3 billion) when he hands over the reins to President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Jan. 1.

Egypt shelves Brazil visit as Bolsonaro's Israel decision sours ties

06 Nov 2018

BRASILIA Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazil's top diplomat, Brazil's foreign ministry said on Monday, in a move that two diplomatic sources said was due to the President-elect's vow to relocate the South American country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Brazil's Bolsonaro denies illicit campaign finance accusation

19 Oct 2018

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday was forced to deny an accusation that he sought funding from business leaders to purchase mass WhatsApp messages, in an alleged campaign finance violation.

Brazil's federal police asks top court to indict President Temer on graft charges

17 Oct 2018

BRASILIA Brazil's federal police have asked the supreme court to indict President Michel Temer and confiscate his assets and those of some of his close associates over alleged graft, according to a copy of its report for the court, seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

Brazil's Haddad rides Lula coattails, risking backlash

04 Oct 2018

BRASILIA "Hadah?" "Hadila?" "Andrade?" When Fernando Haddad took over the Workers Party's presidential ticket, replacing its jailed founder, the former Sao Paulo mayor heard a host of creative pronunciations from supporters who had never heard his name.

NEWSMAKER-Brazil's Haddad rides Lula coattails, risking backlash

04 Oct 2018

BRASILIA, Oct 4 "Hadah?" "Hadila?" "Andrade?" When Fernando Haddad took over the Workers Party's presidential ticket, replacing its jailed founder, the former Sao Paulo mayor heard a host of creative pronunciations from supporters who had never heard his name.

Brazil's jailed former leader Lula ends presidential bid

12 Sep 2018

CURITIBA, Brazil Brazil's most popular politician, imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, on Tuesday ended his legal battle to run for the top office in next month's election. | Video

Brazil ex-leader Lula not giving up fight to run in election

11 Sep 2018

CURITIBA, Brazil Brazil's imprisoned former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will not yet bow out of next month's presidential race, waiting first to hear a Supreme Court decision on an appeal of his ban from running, his legal team said.

Brazil's jailed Lula set to give up run for presidency -sources

07 Sep 2018

BRASILIA Brazil's jailed former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is preparing to give up his bid to run in next month's presidential election, three party sources said, after he lost two appeals at the Supreme Court on Thursday.

Exclusive: Brazilian leftist meets investors to tame fears of PT return to power

31 Aug 2018

BRASILIA Fernando Haddad, the Workers Party vice-presidential candidate who could be catapulted to Brazil's presidency if Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is barred from running, has quietly met with major investors to tame fears of a leftist return to power.

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