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 lawmakers have voted against suspending President Michel Temer and rejected the push to put him on trial for corruption. Temer had been accused of leading a "criminal organization" which he denied as "absurd."
Brazil has traditionally protected its national oil champion, Petrobras, from international competition. But that has changed with embattled President Michel Temer trying to lure in foreign investment.
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.
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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