- Brazil president will appeal to trade blocs over impeachment Updated: Apr-22-16 9:44 pm
NEW YORK - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Friday she will appeal to South American trade blocs if she is removed from office, blasting the push to impeach her as a coup and a naked attempt by Brazil's elite to snatch power back from her Worker's Party.
- Possible next Brazil leader is dealmaker and scandal-tainted Updated: Apr-19-16 6:43 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The man who may become Brazil's next president is almost as unpopular as the leader facing impeachment now, and stained by scandals of his own.
- IOC: Rousseff impeachment vote won't hurt games preparations Updated: Apr-18-16 9:16 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC says the impeachment process against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff should not divert from preparations for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
- The Latest: Brazilian legislators vote to impeach Rousseff Updated: Apr-17-16 10:13 pm
BRASILIA, Brazil - The Latest on the attempt in Brazil's Congress to impeach President Dilma Rousseff (all times local):
- AP Explains: Why Brazilian president faces impeachment Updated: Apr-15-16 12:59 pm
SAO PAULO - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is facing possible impeachment by Congress, with the lower Chamber of Deputies expected to vote on the measure on Sunday. The effort comes amid an angry public mood over the South American nation's worst recession in decades and a big bribery scandal at the state oil company Petrobras, yet it is not tied to either of those. AP explains what's behind the movement to oust her, and how it could play out:
- Olympic officials: Rio won't be scarred by politics, graft Updated: Apr-13-16 6:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics won't be scarred by the impeachment proceedings against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, a $3 billon corruption scandal touching scores of powerful politicians and businessmen, and the country's deepest recession in decades.