Michel Temer

Brazilians Denounce Their Leader, but Economists Offer Praise

Unpopular President Michel Temer, who steps down after October elections, righted a falling economy but didn’t revamp a troubled pension system<p>BRASÍLIA—Brazil’s president, Michel Temer, has been called a coup plotter, charged with corruption and is highly unpopular with voters.<p>But as Mr. Temer …

Brazil

Brazilian Judge Orders Border Closed to Venezuelan Migrants

A judge in Brazil has ordered a block on Venezuelans crossing the border into Brazil to flee their country's economic and political turmoil. However, …

Brazil

STF prorroga inquérito contra Temer por propina da Odebrecht

BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - O ministro Edson Fachin, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), decidiu prorrogar por 60 dias o inquérito que investiga o presidente Michel Temer por suposto repasse de propina da Odebrecht para o MDB para as eleições de 2014, segundo despacho do magistrado.<p>Presidente Michel Temer …

Brazil

Big Brazil Party Makes 1st Presidential Bid in 24 Years

SAO PAULO (AP) — The party of outgoing Brazilian President Michel Temer has picked its own presidential candidate for the first time in 24 years.<p>The …

Brazil

Brazil says China to evaluate trade barriers on sugar, poultry

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Xi Jinping

What BRICS Leaders Should Have Talked About

As they met in Johannesburg, BRICS leaders should have addressed the many human rights issues that prevail in their respective countries.South Africa …

South Africa

Xi: China, Brazil to boost trade, high-quality growth

<b>President says two nations should provide energy to peace, prosperity</b><p>China and Brazil should work together to promote trade liberalization and …

China

BRICS leaders reaffirm support for sustainable infrastructure development in Africa

BRICS leaders reaffirm their support for sustainable infrastructure development in Africa, including addressing the infrastructure financing deficit, …

South Africa

Brazil oil regulator approves initial payments for diesel subsidies

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 26 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil regulator ANP said on Thursday it had approved the payment of subsidies for diesel prices for the May 30 to June 7 period, with payments to begin in the coming days.<p>The subsidies were agreed to by President Michel Temer to halt a truckers’ strike in …

Brazil

BRICS bloc signs declaration reaffirming multilateral trade as per...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Leaders of the BRICS bloc signed a declaration supporting an open and inclusive multilateral trading system as envisaged by the World Trade Organisation at a summit on Thursday in South Africa.<p>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China's President Xi Jinping, South Africa's …

South Africa

China's Xi says world must 'reject protectionism outright'

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged fellow leaders of the BRICS emerging economies to "reject protectionism outright" on Thursday during their annual summit in which the United States is being criticized for escalating tariffs on foreign goods.<p>Xi along with Russian President …

South Africa

BRICS bloc signs declaration reaffirming multilateral trade as per WTO rules

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Leaders of the BRICS bloc signed a declaration supporting an open and inclusive multilateral trading system as envisaged by the World Trade Organization at a summit on Thursday in South Africa.<p>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China's President Xi Jinping, South Africa's …

South Africa

BRICS Leaders Join Hands at Summit in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The five leaders of the BRICS emerging economies have gathered in South Africa for an annual summit where the United States is …

South Africa

Xi meets Brazilian president, calling for more solidarity, coordination

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Brazilian President Michel Temer. [Photo: China Plus]<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday met with his Brazilian …

China

Michel Temer no considera que exista una "guerra comercial" con EE.UU. by CNN en Español - Listen to music

Brazilian Politics

Michel Temer destaca ley de inmigración que beneficia a venezolanos en Brasil by CNN en Español - Listen to music

Brazilian Politics

Lawyer tapped as new Brazil Labor Minister -president's office

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer on Monday named an attorney to replace the former labor minister, who was removed from his post this month due to a corruption investigation.<p>Lawyer Caio Luiz de Almeida Vieira de Mello will serve as Brazil's new labor minister, according to a …

World News

Brazil's Simmering Democratic Demise

In February, Brazilian President Michel Temer placed the country's military in charge of security for the state of Rio de Janeiro. The move marked the

Brazil

Brazil's Labor Minister Resigns Over Corruption Allegations

Brazilian Labor Minister Helton Yomura resigned after being suspended by the Supreme Court over a corruption investigation.<p>Brazil’s presidency …

Corruption

Navigating Emerging Markets: Brazil – Bloomberg

Navigating Emerging Markets: Brazil<p>Navigating Emerging Markets: Brazil<p>Navigating Emerging Markets: …

Brazil

Navigating Emerging Markets: Brazil

Jun.28 -- Lee Alstong, professor at Indiana University and author of "Brazil in Transition," and Mauricio Oreng, senior Brazil strategist at …

Brazil

Pence warns Central Americans to immigrate legally or not at all

BRASILIA (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during the first stop of a Latin American tour on Tuesday that if Central Americans thinking of immigrating to the United States “can’t come legally, don’t come at all.”<p>Earlier, a White House aide told reporters that Pence will meet with the …

Mike Pence

Brazil’s Growth Forecast Falls Off a Cliff on Strike, Uncertainty

Brazil’s growth forecasts fell for a seventh consecutive week as economists assessed the impact of a nationwide trucker strike, growing emerging …

Brazil

Brazil overhauls decades-old mining law to lure investment

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's President Michel Temer issued two decrees on Tuesday overhauling 50-year-old mining laws in attempt to draw investment to the sector and implementing rules on the collection of higher mining royalties.<p>The changes to the 1967 mining code include measures to allow for …

Environment

Áudio do depoimento de Michel Temer by Jornal Correio (@correio24horas) - Listen to music

Brazilian Politics

Brazil's President Says No Risk of Currency Crisis

Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Thursday there was "no risk" of a currency crisis in Latin America's largest economy, after the exchange …

Brazil

Brazil's Temer says no threat of coup amid truckers protest

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Tuesday that there is no chance that a nationwide truckers’ protest that has paralyzed Latin America’s biggest economy will spark a military coup that would topple his government, despite some calls from Brazil’s fringes to do just that.<p>…

Brazil

Brazil Senate passes bill that includes tax exemption for diesel

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that includes an exemption of diesel from the PIS/Cofins payroll and social security tax, a pledge made by the government to striking truckers to lower the price of the fuel.<p>President Michel Temer, however, is expected to line veto the …

Environmentalism

Petrobras board member resigns amid pricing turmoil

SAO PAULO, May 30 (Reuters) - José Alberto de Paula Torres Lima, a board member at Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, resigned on Tuesday due to “personal reasons,” the company said in a filing on Wednesday.<p>Shares in Petrobras, as the company is known, have fallen nearly 30 …

Brazil

Brazil drivers strike continues despite government deal

Protests in Brazil over rising fuel costs are continuing despite the government saying it will lower diesel prices. Lorry drivers have been blocking many major roads causing the country to come to a standstill. There have been long queues at petrol stations, hospitals have been running out of …

Brazil