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Brazilians protest as Lula, under investigation, gets Cabinet position
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Brazil
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Brazilians protest as Lula, under investigation, gets Cabinet position

Dom Phillips | The Washington Post - March 17, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO — Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Wednesday at the end of an extraordinary day in a worsening political situation as an enormous…

Lula is the big test for Petrobras prosecutors
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Brazil
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Lula is the big test for Petrobras prosecutors

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg View - March 15, 2016

The worries for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva seem to have no end. On March 3, a newsmagazine published what it said were accusations by a onetime…

‘Historic’ crowds protest against Brazil President Dilma Rousseff
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Brazil
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‘Historic’ crowds protest against Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

Natalia Ramos and Sebastian Smith | AFP - March 13, 2016

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – More than three million Brazilians, according to police, demonstrated Sunday across Latin America's biggest nation to demand the ouster of embattled President Dilma Rousseff. Chanting "Dilma…

Lula dealt new blow as Brazil prosecutors charge him over assets
Brazil
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Brazil
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Lula dealt new blow as Brazil prosecutors charge him over assets

Arnaldo Galvao and Raymond Colitt | Bloomberg - March 10, 2016

Brazilian prosecutors dealt another blow to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, accusing him of hiding assets from authorities just days after a separate probe unleashed…

Corruption scandal stokes anger in bitterly divided Brazil
Brazil
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Brazil
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Corruption scandal stokes anger in bitterly divided Brazil

Rosa Sulleiro and Sebastian Smith | AFP - March 5, 2016

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Hundreds of supporters of Brazil's charismatic ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gathered outside his house in São Paulo Saturday to show their resolve, a…

Lula’s detention rattles Brazil as heat on Rousseff increases
Brazil
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Brazil
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Lula’s detention rattles Brazil as heat on Rousseff increases

Anna Edgerton | The Washington Post - March 4, 2016

As soon as police raided the home of former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and questioned him early Friday, red-shirted activists of his Workers' Party…

Rousseff future on hold as Brazilians take break from crisis
Brazil
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Brazil
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Rousseff future on hold as Brazilians take break from crisis

Raymond Colitt and Anna Edgerton | Bloomberg - December 28, 2015

BRASILIA, Brazil - Brasilia is becoming something of a ghost town after one of its most tumultuous years in recent memory. The protagonists in this year's political…

The tides of Latin American populism
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Business
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The tides of Latin American populism

Jorge G. Castañeda - December 23, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Demagogues and populists like U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and French National Front leader Marine Le Pen are setting Western politics alight. But in…

Brazil’s Rousseff scores court win in impeachment case
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil’s Rousseff scores court win in impeachment case

AFP - December 18, 2015

BRASÍLIA – Brazil's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Congress must restart impeachment proceedings against Dilma Rousseff from scratch and overhauled the procedure, in a badly needed win…

The professor at the heart of Brazil’s market meltdown
Brazil
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Brazil
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The professor at the heart of Brazil’s market meltdown

Blake Schmidt | Bloomberg - December 12, 2015

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- It played a key role in the creative bookkeeping at the heart of the impeachment process against Brazil President Dilma Rousseff. It spearheaded…

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