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Rousseff: I have nothing to hide

Rousseff: I have nothing to hide

The suspended president said she feared for the future of social services her cabinet had established.

Brazil’s Lula indicted on alleged graft charges

Brazil’s Lula indicted on alleged graft charges

Lula has said the investigation into alleged corruption charges, which he has denied, is a media circus.

Brazil’s economy not out of the woods yet

Brazil’s economy not out of the woods yet

Rising unemployment coupled with runaway inflation will prove challenging to the post-impeachment trial government.

Brazil sobers to Rousseff impeachment trial

Brazil sobers to Rousseff impeachment trial

Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial begins on Thursday, with a verdict expected by the end of August.

Now that the Rio Olympics are over …

Now that the Rio Olympics are over …

... we take stock of some of the brilliant, and not so great, moments during the Games.

BRICS economies moving away from recession

BRICS economies moving away from recession

Rising commodity and oil prices, coupled with political change, have fueled a strengthening of emerging markets, reports show.

Fabricated robbery charges: US Olympic Committee apologises to Brazil

Fabricated robbery charges: US Olympic Committee apologises to Brazil

Four American swimmers fabricated robbery charges after vandalising a gas station restroom.

Rousseff plans to testify in her defense at impeachment trial

Rousseff plans to testify in her defense at impeachment trial

The impeachment trial for suspended President Rousseff will last for four sessions on Aug. 25-26 and Aug. 29-30.

Brazil’s jailed tycoon gave illegal funds to President Temer

Brazil’s jailed tycoon gave illegal funds to President Temer

Odebrecht's testimony could turn undecided senators against convicting Rousseff in the upcoming impeachment proceedings.

Brazil celebrated at Rio Olympics opening ceremony

Brazil celebrated at Rio Olympics opening ceremony

The 2016 Olympic Games were formally opened in a joyful, musical ceremony at Rio's Maracana stadium.