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: Senate impeaches President Rousseff

Brazil’s Senate overwhelmingly in the final phase of her impeachment trial voted on Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office on charges of breaking budget laws. A report from the Senate said the 61-20 vote in the upper house of Congress brings to an end 13 years of rule by the leftist Workers’ Party….

Brazil President Rousseff impeached by Senate

Brazil’s Senate has voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers’ Party. Ms Rousseff had denied the charges. Sixty-one senators voted in favour of her impeachment and 20 against, meeting the two-thirds majority needed to remove her…

Finally, Brazil’s President Rousseff Impeached

Brazil’s Senate removed President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday for breaking budgetary laws, ending an impeachment process that has polarized the scandal-plagued country and paralyzed its politics for nine months. Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for illegally using money from state banks to boost public spending, putting an end to 13 years of…

Brazil’s Senate ousts President Rousseff in final impeachment vote

Brazil’s Senate overwhelmingly in the final phase of her impeachment trial voted on Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office on charges of breaking budget laws. A report from the Senate said the 61-20 vote in the upper house of Congress brings to an end 13 years of rule by the leftist Workers’ Party….

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff impeached

Rousseff Brazil’s Senate overwhelmingly in the final phase of her impeachment trial voted on Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office on charges of breaking budget laws. A report from the Senate said the 61-20 vote in the upper house of Congress brings to an end 13 years of rule by the leftist Workers’…

Brazil Presidency: Rousseff kicked out, replaced with Michel Temer

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country’s presidency on Wednesday in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America’s biggest economy. Rousseff, 68, was convicted by 61 of the 81 senators of illegally manipulating the national budget. The vote, passing the needed two-thirds majority, meant she was immediately removed…

Brazil’s Senate impeaches President Rousseff

Brazil’s Senate overwhelmingly in the final phase of her impeachment trial voted on Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office on charges of breaking budget laws. A report from the Senate said the 61-20 vote in the upper house of Congress brings to an end 13 years of rule by the leftist Workers’ Party….

Brazil's Senate opens voting session expected to oust Rousseff

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate opened the final session in an impeachment trial expected to dismiss President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday and draw the curtain on 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule in Latin America’s largest nation.

Brazil's Senate opens voting session expected to oust Rousseff

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate opened the final session in an impeachment trial expected to dismiss President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday and draw the curtain on 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule in Latin America’s largest nation.

Brazil's Senate opens voting session expected to oust Rousseff

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate opened the final session in an impeachment trial expected to dismiss President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday and draw the curtain on 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule in Latin America’s largest nation.

Brazil's Senate opens voting session expected to oust Rousseff

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate opened the final session in an impeachment trial expected to dismiss President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday and draw the curtain on 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule in Latin America’s largest nation.