Brazilian media reported that as many as 20 buses had been set on fire in the last 24 hours.
Temer is staking his legacy on passage of the reforms, which center on changing the costly pension system to increase the retirement age to 65 for men and 62 for women from today's 60 for men and 55 for women.
Public outrage is mounting over allegations, forcing Temer into almost daily denials that he was involved in corruption
Brazilians will be voting next year for two thirds of the Senate and the whole lower house.
US District Judge Raymond Dearie in Brooklyn ordered Odebrecht to pay a total of $2.6 billion, with $93 million going to the United States, $116 million to Switzerland and the remainder to authorities in Brazil.
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The Brazilian Foreign Ministry sent a letter to its embassies late last year instructing their diplomats them to promote events and seminars with an eye on increasing the exports light arms
Brazil recognized the Palestinian state in 2010 and recalled its ambassador from Israel in 2014 in protest at "disproportionate" force used by the Jewish state in the Gaza Strip.
The court, known as the TSE, could in theory scrap the results of the election, forcing either a snap election or for Congress to pick a new interim leader in Latin America's biggest country.
Brazil's neighbor Argentina announced it was ready for "an even greater increase in the usual (quality) controls."
Banks opened two hours early for the occasion, and within three hours 700,000 people had made withdrawals, reported G1 news site.
Jose Serra was a highly experienced official and former presidential candidate.
Rivers and reservoirs that used to serve rural populations are not coping. The authorities estimate that reserves are at six percent capacity, with some completely emptied.
Fonseca used to be a high-ranking advisor to Varela but was dismissed when the Panama Papers scandal broke in April last year.
Police, who are classified as military, are barred by the constitution from going on strike or demonstrating.
Officials have said they are working on paying officers late salaries and that no strike is planned.
Brazilian President Michel Temer and his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri both head business friendly administrations that came in over the last two years, ending long periods of leftist rule.
Deadly prison riots between criminal groups have unleashed an unprecedented wave of unrest in Brazil's overcrowded and dilapidated prisons.
The revolt broke out in protest after a prison guard confiscated a mobile phone from an inmate
Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to try to separate two groups of inmates as they fought a pitched battled in the courtyard of the Alcacuz prison, AFP reporters overlooking the facility saw.
Inmates climbed on the roof and set up barriers of furniture in a northeastern jail inhabited by warring rival drug gangs.