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Brazilian Law and the Impeachment Process

After a brief delay, the process to impeach Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is again underway. So what will it take to impeach her?

Zika Virus Forces Brazilian Government to Reconsider Abortion Law

Brazil faces challenges to its abortion law as there is growing support for a new exception for pregnant women infected with the Zika virus.

Oi and TIM to Create Brazil’s Largest Telecom Company?

Oi SA is reportedly in merger talks with TIM Participações. If the deal goes through, it would create the largest telecom company in Brazil.

US Investigates Walmart for Corruption in Brazil

Another corruption scandal in Brazil. This time, US federal prosecutors are investigating whether Walmart paid bribes to obtain government permits in Brazil.

Bill to Change Abortion Law Encounters Resistance

Brazil's already restrictive abortion law may get even more restrictive as Congress considers requiring rape victims to undergo intensive questioning before having an abortion.

Proposed Terrorism Law Worries Some Brazilians

To fight terrorism in Brazil, government officials have drafted a new law that some fear may be going just a bit too far.

Civil Union of Three Raises Uncertainty Over Legal Rights

A civil union of three women in Rio sparks controversy as Brazil faces challenges to the concept of traditional marriage.

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