- Protests in Brazil's 2 biggest cities against acting leader Updated: May-22-16 7:58 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Brazil's two biggest cities Sunday to protest against acting President Michel Temer, trying to keep up pressure on his interim administration only 10 days after he was sworn in.
- Former Brazil energy minister new CEO at troubled Petrobras Updated: May-19-16 6:59 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian energy minister Pedro Parente has been named by acting President Michel Temer as the new CEO of state-run oil giant Petrobras.
- Brazil president vows to fight ouster, but options limited Updated: May-19-16 2:02 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Hours after lawmakers voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff last week, Brazil's first female president blasted her enemies for making her "the victim of a great injustice" and promised a bruising fight to hold onto her mandate.
- Post impeachment, Brazil's road ahead filled with challenges Updated: May-15-16 12:23 pm
SAO PAULO - To say that Michel Temer faces huge challenges would be an understatement.
- Uber authorized to operate in Brazil's biggest city Updated: May-10-16 9:11 pm
SAO PAULO - The mayor of Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city, signed a decree Tuesday authorizing the use of smartphone-based ride-sharing-applications like Uber.
- Brazil judge overturns WhatsApp suspension Updated: May-03-16 4:27 pm
SAO PAULO - A Brazilian judge struck down an earlier court ruling to suspend messaging service WhatsApp in Latin America's biggest country for 72 hours, reactivating it on Tuesday, the day after it was shut down.
- Brazil police arrest Colombian drug trafficker Updated: Apr-29-16 3:49 pm
SAO PAULO - Brazilian police say they have arrested a Colombian man wanted on drug gang charges in his home country and in the U.S.