The Brazilian president is accused of taking out loans to boost public spending. A Senate vote on her impeachment is due to take place late on Wednesday.
Indigenous rights are increasingly seen as key to protecting environments like the Amazon. But in Brazil, political instability threatens to push back progress and open up indigenous lands to development.
An anti-corruption judge ordered assets of former President Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva frozen after the leader was sentenced to almost ten years in prison for graft. The popular politician remains free pending an appeal.
Brazil's Senate has passed an overhaul of Brazil's labor laws, aimed to kickstart an ailing economy. But political pressure on President Michel Temer may prevent him from staying in office to see the reforms executed.
Whatever the final verdict against former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, it won't diminish his enormous contribution to the country's political life, says DW's Astrid Prange.
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