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"Brazil is truly a nation in flux. The Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have unfolded fairly smoothly, though not without incidents and ongoing tensions. On Aug. 14, four swimmers from the United States reported being robbed, but that incident is now discounted.", www.chinapost.com.tw
"RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Olympics are normally a prime place for politicians to schmooze, tout their work and bask in the limelight in hopes of boosting popularity or gearing up for a re-election bid. Top politicians have stayed away from Olympic venues and stayed mostly silent on social media. Interim President Michel Temer was blasted with boos by thousands at Maracana Stadium when he declared the games open. [...] he has congratulated Brazilian medal winners on Twitter and visited the media center but has otherwise stayed holed up in the capital of Brasilia. Brazil's first female president was invited to the opening ceremony but chose not to attend, in her words, 'in a secondary position.' Silva spearheaded Rio's winning Olympic bid in 2009, but his popularity tanked when he got caught up in the probe of a kickback scheme at state oil company Petrobras.", www.sfchronicle.com
"Brazil's interim President Michel Temer and congressional allies will postpone planned pay raises for judiciary employees that could cost taxpayers 68 billion reais ($21 billion) by the end of 2018, O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper said on Saturday.", www.reuters.com