Brazilians are fed up with rotten politicians and are taking to the streets by the the thousands.

Just How Bad Is Corruption In Brazil?

Protestors recently set fire to a government building in the capital and former governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption and money laundering charges.
Voters Go To The Polls In Brazil's Closest Election In Decades

Dilma Rousseff Appoints Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as Chief of Staff; Sparks More Protests in Brazil

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has named her predecessor Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as chief of staff. The appointment prompted protests in Brazilian cities.
Anti-Corruption Protestors Rally Against Former President Lula And Dilma Rousseff

Brazil Protesters Want Dilma Rousseff's Impeachment Amid Corruption Investigation

Hundreds of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Brazil on Sunday to call for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment. However, Lula da Silva’s successor remains firm and continues to deny that she did something wrong to deserve impeachment.
Former Brazilian President Lula Da Silva Questioned Over Petrobras Fraud Inquiry

Brazil's Ex-President Lula Arrest Sought, Linked to Petrobras Scandal, Money Laundering

Brazilian ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces charges of money laundering for failing to declare luxurious assets, linking him directly to the expansive Petrobras scandal. If charged, Da Silva might bring down his successor, Dilma Rousseff, along with him.
Petrobas Senior Management Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

Construction Tycoon Marcelo Odebrecht Linked to Brazil Petrobras Scandal

Brazilian court hands down 19-year imprisonment to construction magnate Marcelo Odebrecht who was found guilty of bribing Petrobras officials to gain an advantage over contracts. Politicians, including two Brazilian presidents have also been dragged into the controversy.
Demonstration Held Against The Current Impeachment Calls For Brazilian President Dilma Roussef

Brazil House Speaker Eduardo Cunha Reportedly Lied About Swiss Bank Accounts

Brazil’s Lower House of Congress Speaker Eduardo Cunha will be facing an investigation regarding corruption allegations. He is involved in the huge Petrobras kickback scheme.
Zika: Brazilian Judge Ponders Abortions in Microcephaly Cases

Zika Virus Prompts Brazilian Judge to Consider Abortions in Microcephaly Cases

A Brazilian judge wants to authorize abortions for women whose children are likely to be stillborn due to microcephaly, a birth defect whose occurrence has skyrocketed in the country and that experts belief might be linked to the recent outbreak of the Zika virus.
Cuba-United States Agreement Could Have Big Impact in MLB Baseball World

Cuba-United States Agreement Could Have Big Impact in MLB Baseball World

The United States of America and Cuba appear to be on their way to ending their more than 50-year dispute with each other. This could have a dramatic impact in Major League Baseball for many Cubans who dream of playing in the big game.
Brazil vs. Chile 1962 World Cup

Brazil and Chile: Head to Head: Comparing Countries On and Off the Field

Brazil and Chile open up the 2014 FIFA World Cup knockout round Saturday against one another. compares these two South American countries on and off the field.

Brazilian Congress Passes World's First "Bill of Rights" For The Internet

Earlier this month, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, called for a "Bill of Rights" for the web on its 25th birthday. Late last night, Brazil broke ground and became the first country to pass a bill protecting the rights of internet users.
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