Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country, and the largest Portuguese-speaking nation. The federal republic occupies almost half of South America.
Brazil has more than 200 million inhabitants, making the nation that was Portugal's largest colony between the 16th and 19th centuries the most populous country in South America. Brazil is a member of the UN, the G20, BRICS, Mercosur and the Organization of American States. This page collates DW's latest content related to Brazil.
President Michel Temer's government has been weakened after the Brazilian Socialist Party pulled out of his ruling coalition and called for his resignation over corruption charges. Temer has challenged the claims.
President Michel Temer has delivered a national address in which he vehemently denied endorsing hush money for a jailed ex-parliamentarian. Brazil's Supreme Court has approved a formal investigation into Temer.
Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff left office almost half a year ago. Her successor Michel Temer was left to clean up the mess. Now, after two years in the red, the economy is growing again. Foreign companies are regaining the confidence to invest in Brazil.