Pollster Datafolha found that 48 percent oppose impeaching Bolsonaro while 45 percent of those surveyed want to see him impeached, a difference within the margin of error of the poll.
Sergio Moro, famed anti-corruption crusader, quits amid row with President Jair Bolsonaro after he decided to change the head of the country's federal police during the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazilian football great Ronaldinho will remain in jail in Paraguay after judge rejects his lawyer's request that he be released on bail or to house arrest in fake passport case, public prosecutor says.
Oil workers are striking over pension reforms that will raise the minimum retirement age and workers' contributions.
Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro laments what he called the "criminal invasion" of the phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen behind bars.
Brazilian officials said up to 29 inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities, after two days of unrest left 55 prisoners dead and authorities rushing to prevent the violence from spreading.
Court says the popular leftist politician—currently in jail—cannot participate in the country's upcoming presidential vote because of a 12-year-sentence for corruption and money laundering.
Judge Sergio Moro, who sent Lula to prison in April for a bribery conviction, said that the appeals court judge lacked authority to issue an order freeing the former president for campaigning in the run-up to the October vote.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he would turn himself in to police, in his first comments after the arrest warrant. He has been given 12-year prison sentence for accepting a luxury apartment as a kickback.
Attorney General Raquel Dodge argued that delaying the former president's sentence for a corruption conviction would amount to a failure of the justice system.
The decision was the latest legal setback for da Silva, who was wildly popular as president in 2003-2010 but has since been dogged by corruption allegations amid a mushrooming graft scandal.
Brazil's once hugely popular president questioned about alleged bribe taking from the Odebrecht construction giant. Lula, a frontrunner in the October 2018 presidential election says the corruption charges are concocted to prevent his return.
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