BRASILIA Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will nominate judge Kassio Nunes to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the retirement of Justice Celso de Mello, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
BRASILIA, Sept 29 The government of Brazilian
President Jair Bolsonaro is lobbying the Supreme Court ahead of
a ruling expected Wednesday on whether the privatization of
refineries owned by state-run oil company Petrobras
requires Congressional approval.
BRASILIA Brazil's government on Monday detailed how it would pay for a new minimum income program called Renda Cidada, with President Jair Bolsonaro and Economy Minister Paulo Guedes still pledging to honor the country's spending cap and fiscal rules.
RIO DE JANEIRO As COVID-19 patients flooded Rio de Janeiro's public health system from early April to late May, Dr. Pedro Archer found himself making gut-wrenching decisions.
BRASILIA Three justices on Brazil's Supreme Court have voted against allowing state-owned oil company Petrobras to go ahead with the planned sale of eight refineries, according to the court's website.
BRASILIA Brazil's supermarkets are "committed" to lowering the prices of basic foodstuffs, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday, hours after the Justice Ministry said it would ask supermarkets to explain recent price increases for some products.
RIO DE JANEIRO The office of Brazil's top prosecutor has decided to keep the country's famed Car Wash anti-corruption task force active through Jan. 31, it said in a statement on Wednesday, in an at least temporary victory for the embattled group of prosecutors.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 9 The office of Brazil's
top prosecutor has decided to keep the country's famed Car Wash
anti-corruption task force active through Jan. 31, it said in a
statement on Wednesday, in an at least temporary victory for the
embattled group of prosecutors.
BRASILIA/POCONÉ, Brazil In a dramatic u-turn, Brazil's Environment Ministry said on Friday it would continue to fight deforestation, reversing its position after saying hours earlier that it could not afford to continue enforcement efforts in the Amazon.
BRASILIA Political pressure is growing in Brazil to disband a high-profile team of anti-corruption prosecutors that has put dozens of former executives and politicians behind bars, despite its strong popular support and hundreds of cases still pending.