President Dilma Rousseff is scrambling to avoid impeachment after the country´s largest party, the PMDB, quit her ruling coalition. PMDB leader, Michel Temer remains vice president despite the break-up, and would take over if Rousseff steps down.
With six months to go until Brazil's presidential elections, the judiciary is taking a tough stance against corrupt politicians. Political outsiders are set to benefit in the upcoming vote. Thomas Milz reports from Rio.
Brazil's Supreme Court is set to decide whether former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will start serving out a 12-year jail term. Thousands want to see him behind bars, and even the military has weighed in.
More than a week after murdered councilwoman Marielle Franco was laid to rest in Rio de Janeiro, the dust is far from settling. Brazil has been confronted with its inequalities, Donna Bowater and Priscilla Moraes report.
Over a year after being ousted as Brazil's president by the legislature, Dilma Rousseff seeks reconciliation — not retribution. "We cannot promote revenge in the upcoming election," she told DW recently in Berlin.
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