Brazil’s Rousseff Dilma ousted in senate impeachment vote

Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff has been ousted out of office in a senate impeachment vote after she was found guilty of breaking budget laws.Dilma Rousseff

It puts an end to 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers’ Party.

Ms Rousseff has since denied the charges.

Sixty-one Senators voted in favour of her impeachment and 20 against, meeting the two-thirds majority needed to remove her from the presidency.

Acting President Michel Temer will serve out Ms Rousseff’s term, which ends on 1 January 2019.

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