With Brazilian lawmakers set to begin debating the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to travel to the capital for the debate. The issue has divided Brazilian society into two opposing camps.
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.
Brazil's indigenous tribes are calling for environmental protections for their land in this year's annual protest. A rule approved in 2017 changed the rules for indigenous land claims, making them near impossible.
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.
Peru's lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to launch impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Kuczynski. The president is under fire for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
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