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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.