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…

Ban Ki-moon extends wishes to new Brazilian president

President Michel Temer of Brazil UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has extended his best wishes to Brazilian President, Michel Temer, as he began his tenure. The secretary-general, in a statement issued by his spokesman, on Thursday in New York that he has taken note of the decision by the Brazilian Senate to impeach President Dilma Rousseff…