After barely a week in office Brazil's interim president Michel Temer's is rolling up his sleeves. He's announced austerity measures aimed at pulling Latin America's largest economy from its worst crisis in decades
Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal organization. As sitting president, he will only face trial if two-thirds of the lower house vote to suspend him.
Lawyers defending Brazilian President Michel Temer against allegations of corruption have asked the Supreme Court to remove the attorney general from the investigation. Tension between the two has been rising.
Following a wave of criticism, Brazil's government has issued a new decree on a large nature reserve in the Amazon. The order still strips protections from the area, but says mining won't take place in indigenous areas.
President Michel Temer has signed a decree abolishing a rainforest reserve that straddles Brazil's northern states of Pará and Amapá, and opening the area to mineral exploration and commercial mining.
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