Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Appeals Against Losing Presidency

Impeached Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff filed a Supreme Court challenge Thursday to her removal from office in an early blow to new President Michel Temer’s bid to stabilize the country. The appeal, filed by Rousseff’s lawyer Jose Eduardo Cardozo and seen by AFP, demands “the immediate suspension of the effects of the Senate decision.” The…

Brazil’s Parliament Concludes Procedure for President’s Removal From Office

President Dilma Rousseff (PHOTO: News24) Brazil’s Senate has voted in favour of permanently removing President Dilma Rousseff from her office, in an impeachment trial set to end 13 years of leftist rule in the country. Sixty-one of 81 Senators voted against Rousseff today after a five-day trial and a lengthy overnight debate. Another vote as…