Yesterday’s resignation of Brazilian Minister of Agriculture Wagner Rossi marked the fourth ministerial resignation in 8 months - a new record for Brazilian democracy.
For the first time in three decades, the US and Brazil have a military agreement. Brazil is shopping for 36 new fighter jets, and the US is trying to counter growing Russian and Iranian influence in Latin America.
Anomalies in on-board computerized controls have destabilized other A330 jets. Airbus sees no link between those cases and Flight 447.
Helicopters can't get to debris field. Brazilian navy ships won't arrive until Wednesday morning.