Dilma Rousseff out, Michel Temer in. The political tumult in Brazil is coming at a time where the worst recession in decades has eaten into jobs, consumer spending, and business confidence. But can Temer turn the fortunes of Brazil's economy around?
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.
The Brazilian government has pledged to reinstate a mining ban in an Amazonian nature reserve, reversing its earlier course after an international outcry. Greenpeace says several illegal mines are active in the area.
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.
Brazilians often look for stories about North Korea on the internet. One reason is a mutual entrenched distrust of the US. Researchers have been trying to dig a little deeper to find out more about the phenomenon.
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