Dilma Rousseff has promised to improve public services after a week of protests that met with near silence.
After more than a week of truck driver protests, supplies are slowly getting through to Brazilian cities. But President Michel Temer's political future looks bleak. DW's Thomas Milz reports.
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.
Two former leaders of Brazil have been accused of running a criminal organization in a massive corruption scheme. The charges are part of an unprecedented crackdown on corruption in Brazil.
Despite being in jail, former President Lula remains Brazil's most influential — and divisive — politician. DW's Rio columnist spoke to opponents and supporters and found a country split irreconcilably down the middle.
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