“200 years of work, research and knowledge have been lost,” President Michel Temer said in a statement.
Handing public security to the military is likely to worsen the plight of poor residents who are already subject to the worst of Rio's violence.
Members of an “uncontacted” tribe in the Amazon were reportedly killed by illegal miners.
The miners reportedly bragged about the slaughter.
The country's top prosecutor has charged the president with accepting bribes.
Temer was purportedly taped agreeing to bribe a powerful witness in a corruption investigation.
This will be Brazil’s first general strike in more than two decades if it gets widespread participation.
Despite its unpopularity, congress has mustered the required three-fifths majority to approve a series of fiscal reforms
Institutions, Rule of Law, and Civil Rights Deteriorate in Brazil as Government Doubles Down on Failed Economic Policies
When Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached in May and removed from office in August, many called it a coup. The
Other proposed education reforms have an ideological bent. The Temer administration wants to enable high schoolers to sign
“In the dead of night, they took advantage of a moment of national mourning."
Human-rights organizations are supposed to defend universal principles such as the rule of law and freedom from state repression. But when they are based in the United States and become close to the US government, they often find themselves aligned with US foreign policy.
Protesters held demonstrations against the new Brazilian leader at state capitals across the country.
Dilma's supporters are intent on saying that once Temer takes office, Brazil will enter a dreadful and dark period. They are pretending that Brazil's problems haven't already started, and that the PT has done nothing wrong.