Mr Temer made the announcement at a Sunday afternoon press conference alongside the speakers of both houses of Congress

Brazil President Temer ‘will block’ controversial bribe amnesty

Brazilians have protested in recent weeks against the measure. The proposal comes amid a major corruption investigation at the state oil company, Petrobras. Mr Temer took office in May promising to tackle corruption, following the impeachment...

Thousands marches against ‘watered down anti-corruption bill’

The biggest marches have taken place in Sao Paulo's business district and along Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach. Demonstrators were angry after the lower house of Congress on Tuesday passed a number of amendments to...
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Brazil to Trump: Don’t Restrict Trade

Brazil’s government Wednesday congratulated U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on his victory but called on him not to resort to protectionism as the South American nation strives to boost trade to overcome a severe recession. “I...
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Denmark seen as world’s least corrupt nation

For the third consecutive year, Denmark has been declared the world’s least corrupt country by Transparency International. Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) measures the perception of corruption in 175 countries and this year found...
Bashar al-Assad speaks to TV2.

Assad accuses Denmark of blindly following the United States

Denmark follows blindly the US in its policy towards Syria. Such is the accusation of Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with TV2. Because all of Europe follows the United States, European countries have been...
Anti - Donald Trump campaign in Copenhagen

Danish anti-Trump campaigns target American voters

On Wednesday, at least one of the 1-A buses in the Danish capital was wrapped in an advertisement from the Socialist People’s Party (SF) reading ‘Americans Abroad: Vote’. Just who SF wants the Americans...
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula de Silva is facing two separate trials

Brazil politicians linked to Petrobras scandal draft bills for ‘self-preservation’

Politicians suspected of profiting from Brazil’s biggest-ever corruption scandal are drafting legislation aimed at letting themselves off the hook, according to the the country’s chief prosecutor. The prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, said he feared Brazil might repeat the...
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Caixa Econômica lent Odebrecht at least $109 mi to finish stadium

Brazilian state-controlled lender Caixa Econômica Federal loaned at least 350 million reais ($109 million) to Odebrecht SA in 2014 to help the engineering conglomerate, currently caught up in a massive corruption scandal, complete the...
Brazil's President Michel Temer reacts during a meeting with political leaders at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil December 5, 2016. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

New leak implicates Brazil’s President in Petrobras scandal

Brazil's President Michel Temer received more than US$3 million from the country's largest construction company Odebrecht, which has been found guilty of paying politicians in exchange for multimillion dollar contracts, according to Brazil's Veja magazine. The...
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Denmark extends border controls into 2017

The measures will now be in place until February 12th, 2017. Denmark’s extension follows similar moves by Scandinavian neighbours Sweden and Norway and comes after the European Commission gave its approval for the five countries who...
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