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Rousseff cabinet in the balance amid minister’s resignation

Rousseff cabinet in the balance amid minister’s resignation

Rousseff says efforts to impeach her amount to a coup d'etat to overthrow a democratically elected government.

Russia warns against “destructive external meddling” in Brazil

Russia warns against “destructive external meddling” in Brazil

Rousseff said last week that the opposition move to impeach her is a "coup d'etat" against democratic rule.

‘No coup’ chants in massive pro-Rousseff rallies

‘No coup’ chants in massive pro-Rousseff rallies

The Sao Paolo Industry Federation is openly backing the impeachment proceedings against the left leader.

Rousseff stares down opposition, inducts Lula in Cabinet

Rousseff stares down opposition, inducts Lula in Cabinet

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been named chief of staff for Rousseff.

Brazil allocates $2.8 mn for Zika research fund

Brazil allocates $2.8 mn for Zika research fund

On February 1, WHO had declared Zika virus a global health emergency.

Markets, currency rally on Lula detention

Markets, currency rally on Lula detention

Brazilian markets rally every time an investigation into alleged Petrobras corruption appears to make ground.

Brazilian President slams Lula’s detention

Brazilian President slams Lula’s detention

In May last year, when the first complaints against him came out, Lula said the Brazilian elite feared the possibility of his return to power.

Moody’s slashes Brazil investment rating

Moody’s slashes Brazil investment rating

A Central Bank survey says the economy will shrink 3.4 per cent in 2016.

Zika can not beat Brazil: WHO Chief

Zika can not beat Brazil: WHO Chief

The World Health Organization declared a global emergency over Zika this month.

Zika can not defeat Olympics in Brazil: Rousseff

Zika can not defeat Olympics in Brazil: Rousseff

Brazil's President on Saturday vowed her country would host a successful Olympic Games this year despite the outbreak of the virus.