Embattled Brazilian president sends out troops as protests rage

May 25, 2017

Embattled Brazilian president sends out troops as protests rage

Troops guarded federal buildings in Brazil’s capital early Thursday as the president struggles to hang onto power amid an outcry over corruption allegations and after clashes between police and protesters demanding his resignation forced the evacuations of several ministries. With tens of thousands of ...

Thousands in 'hellhole' Brussels turn out to protest Trump visit

May 25, 2017

Thousands in 'hellhole' Brussels turn out to protest Trump visit

Thousands of protesters carrying effigies of Donald Trump marched through Brussels on Wednesday after the U.S. president arrived for talks with the EU and NATO. “Trump not welcome” said banners waved by the crowd, which police said numbered around 9,000. Organizers put the size ...

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

/ May 21, 2017

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

More than 200,000 protesters took to the streets of Venezuela on Saturday, day 50 of an angry and sometimes deadly showdown with the unpopular President Nicolas Maduro. As with many of the previous marches in the crisis-hit country, police fired tear gas at protesters ...

Brazil crisis heads into weekend of protests, negotiations

/ May 20, 2017

Brazil crisis heads into weekend of protests, negotiations

Brazil’s political crisis headed into a weekend dominated by protests and President Michel Temer’s attempt to secure enough allies to save himself after being accused of obstructing justice. Temer needs to maintain sufficient backing in Congress to ward off calls for his impeachment barely ...