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Brazil's New President Just Selected an All-Male Cabinet

Brazil’s interim President Michel Temer has vowed to unite the country and restore the nation’s flailing economy as he fills in for disgraced and …

5 Reasons You Should Care That the President of Brazil Was Just Impeached

A banner calling for the removal of the PT, or Worker's Party--the party of Dilma Rousseff. (Editorial J / Flickr)<p>Dilma Rousseff, the first female president of Brazil, was just kicked out of office. The vote passed easily in the Brazilian Senate yesterday--55 people voted in favor of placing her on …

The suspension of the president is the latest blow for a country that is still struggling to shake off its history of authoritarianism and social inequality<p>The impeachment of Dilma Rousseff is a sad day for democracy and can be seen as a tragedy for Brazil’s struggling path towards further …

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Dilma Rousseff: 'I'm the victim of a great injustice'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff didn't mince words as she began the fight of her political life Thursday.<p>"It's a coup," she told reporters, speaking publicly for the first time since senators voted to begin an impeachment trial against her.<p>It took Brazil's Senate about 20 hours …

Scientists finally know what the Zika virus looks like

The virus' 3D structure has been revealed<p>The incredible image above is the 3D structure of the Zika virus, which has only just been revealed. The finding could help scientists determine how the virus is transmitted and, hopefully, how to prevent infection.<p>The report, published today in <i>Science</i>, …

The office of Dilma Rousseff, who is being faced with impeachment, announced George Hilton left position, as fate of six other cabinet members hangs in balance<p>Brazil’s sports minister is resigning four months before the country hosts the Olympics, amid continuing uncertainty over the fate of six …