Poverty & Development

Brazil austerity move slammed as disaster for the poor

Critics say government bid to pull country out of worst recession in decades with drastic measure hurts poorest most.

Brazil austerity move slammed as disaster for the poor


Dilma Rousseff on her regrets and legacy

Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tells Mehdi Hasan her biggest regrets and proudest achievements.


UpFront special: Dilma Rousseff on being betrayed

Michel Temer became president by "tearing up the Brazilian constitution", says former President Dilma Rousseff.

Dilma Rousseff

Rouseff: Temer a traitor and illegitimate president

Impeached president Dilma Rousseff wants government to hold early elections because current president is "illegitimate".


Brazil arrests key figure behind Rousseff impeachment

Former lower house speaker detained as part of a probe into corruption at oil giant Petrobras.

Brazil: Eduardo Cunha arrested over alleged corruption


Brazil's lower house expels former speaker

Eduardo Cunha faces possible arrest after losing his congressional immunity for lying about secret Swiss bank accounts.

Brazil Congress expels ex-speaker Eduardo Cunha

Inside Story

Can new leader pull Brazil out of its worst recession?

Michel Temer promises a "new era" after replacing impeached president Dilma Rousseff.


Brazil: Rousseff ousted, Temer sworn in as president

New president Temer promises "new era" for Brazil, hours after senators voted to remove Dilma Rousseff from office.


Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Sixty-one of 81 senators vote against Rousseff in impeachment trial, but do not ban her from seeking office again.

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency


Rousseff: 'I did not commit the crimes I am accused of'

Suspended Brazilian president rejects allegations at impeachment trial and accuses her rivals of staging a coup.


Brazil impeachment trial told Rousseff broke no laws

Nelson Barbosa, former economy minister, testifies that suspended president did not break the law or harm the economy.

The Listening Post

Brazil: Globo's power to influence

We look at how the media giant applies its influence across Latin American news outlets and current events.


Brazil Senate votes to impeach Dilma Rousseff

Senators vote 59 to 21 to begin impeachment trial against Pres. Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws.


Is Brazil's Dilma Rousseff a victim of a coup?

Mehdi Hasan speaks to former Brazilian President Cardoso about why he supports the impeachment of Rousseff.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Lula da Silva: We will emerge from the crisis stronger

Brazil's former president discusses his support for embattled President Rousseff and why he'd be PT's next candidate.