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Brazil

Rio de Janeiro police officer reportedly confessed to killing Greek ambassador to Brazil; ambassador's wife also in police custody - Reuters

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Plane crashes near Medellin, Colombia, Nov. 28, 2016

Low fuel, overcrowding cited by Colombian aviation officials in last month's crash that killed 71, including soccer team - EFE

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Brazil Senate president to be tried for embezzlement, court says - AFP

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Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil

Thousands protest Brazilian President Michel Temer in Brasilia ahead of amendment to constitution to cap public spending - Wall State Journal

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Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

Colombian aviation officials say plane carrying 72 passengers and 9 crew members crashed while approaching Medellin; survivors reported - BBC

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Brazil

Britain's Lewis Hamilton wins Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix for Mercedes - Reuters

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Atlantic Ocean

A British man aiming to swim across the Atlantic from Senegal to Brazil says his expedition will be postponed after the support vessel captain and a medic quit - Reuters

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Brazil's lower house of congress approves main text of federal spending ceiling - Reuters

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Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

Brazilian judge: Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial for money laundering and corruption - AP

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Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

Report: Former Brazilian president Lula, wife Marisa Letícia, 6 others charged in operation Carwash - Globo News

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Brazil's lower house of Congress vote to strip former speaker Eduardo Cunha of seat, ban from politics for 8 years for lying about Swiss bank accounts - Reuters

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US Open Tennis Championships 2016

Video: Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares celebrate their US Open men's doubles title win - @usopen

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US Open Tennis Championships 2016

Britain's Jamie Murray and Brazil's Bruno Soares win US Open men's doubles title - @usopen

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2016 Olympics

Report: 12 people indicted in Brazil in suspected plot to attack Rio Olympics, according to documents and source - NBC News

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Michel Temer sworn in as Brazil's new president - Senado Federal

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Venezuela says it is freezing ties with Brazil after impeachment of Dilma Rousseff - AFP

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff calls impeachment 'misogynistic' and 'racist'; says it is a 'coup against the people and the nation' - @dilmabr

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Brazil's Senate votes against barring impeached President Dilma Rousseff from public office for 8 years - @snolen, AFP

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's 1st female president, impeached from office in Senate vote of 61 to 20 - G1

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Brazil political crisis 2015-16

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the Senate to testify at her impeachment trial - G1

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