Brazil’s PT calls Bolsonaro’s victory part of a ‘coup’

Brazil’s Workers’ Party president Gleisi Hoffmann calls president-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s victory part of a “coup” that began with the so-called “impeachment” of former president Dilma Rousseff. SOUNDBITE

Dilma Rousseff joins pro-Lula womens’ march

Brazil’s ex-president Dilma Rousseff participates in a women’s gathering to support Lula, a day before a Brazilian appeals court will rule whether to overturn a corruption conviction against the former leader.

Brazil’s Petrobras scandal

Brazil on Tuesday formally charged ex-presidents Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva with racketeering for plotting to skim funds from Petrobras, the state oil giant. VIDEOGRAPHIC

Brazil: the debate continues at court on President Temer’s fate

The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) continues to examine on Thursday whether the 2014 re-election of President Dilma Rousseff and her then-vice president Temer should be invalidated because of corrupt campaign funding. If the court votes to scrap the election result, Temer — who took over only last year when Rousseff was impeached — would himself risk losing his office, forcing Brazil’s congress to pick an interim president. IMAGES of the opening of the third TSE session.