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Group of Brazilian mothers rally in support of ousted president Dilma Rousseff

September 11, 2016 3:30 pm
Group of Brazilian mothers rally in support of ousted president Dilma Rousseff

A group of women in Brazil have gathered with their children in downtown Sao Paulo to show support for ousted president Dilma Rousseff. The demonstrators gathered on Paulista Avenue in the city on Saturday to protest Rousseff’s removal from office and the installment of the newly-appointed President Michel Temer on […]

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Brazil’s ousted president Dilma Rousseff lodges appeal against removal from office

September 1, 2016 9:33 pm
Brazil’s ousted president Dilma Rousseff lodges appeal against removal from office

Brazil’s ousted president Dilma Rousseff (C), who was removed by the Brazilian Senate from office earlier, speaks at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, August 31, 2016. (Reuters photo) Brazil’s ousted president Dilma Rousseff, who was stripped of presidency following a Wednesday Senate impeachment vote, has appealed to the Supreme […]

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Venezuela and Ecuador announce severing diplomatic ties with Brazil after replacing of Dilma Rousseff as the Latin American country’s president with Michel Temer

August 31, 2016 9:57 pm
Venezuela and Ecuador announce severing diplomatic ties with Brazil after replacing of Dilma Rousseff as the Latin American country’s president with Michel Temer

Venezuela and Ecuador have announced that they are severing diplomatic ties with Brazil in response to the removal of Dilma Rousseff as the Latin American country’s president. In a statement released on Wednesday, Caracas described Rousseff’s impeachment and ouster as a “parliamentary coup”, and said it “permanently” withdrew the Venezuelan ambassador “in order to safeguard international law […]

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Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff stripped of Brazil’s presidency

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Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff stripped of Brazil’s presidency

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff gestures during her testimony in her impeachment trial at the National Congress in Brasilia on August 29, 2016. (AFP) Dilma Rousseff has been stripped of Brazil’s presidency following a Senate impeachment vote in Brasilia. Senators voted on Wednesday by a majority of 61 to 20 to remove […]

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Brazilian police fire tear gas at protesters supporting suspended president Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paolo

August 30, 2016 9:00 am
Brazilian police fire tear gas at protesters supporting suspended president Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paolo

Clashes have erupted between Brazilian police and the protesters who took to the streets in Sao Paulo against the impeachment trial of suspended president Dilma Rousseff. Riot police fired tear gas to disperse several thousands of demonstrators on the main Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo late Monday. Protesters, in turn, […]

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Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pleads innocent, calls Senate trial coup

August 29, 2016 9:30 pm
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pleads innocent, calls Senate trial coup

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff answers to questions during her impeachment trial, at the National Congress in Brasilia, on August 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has denied all corruption charges against her, calling her impeachment trial a coup. Rousseff made the remarks before the Senate […]

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Brazil’s suspended president, Dilma Rousseff in Senate for last bid to thwart ouster

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Brazil’s suspended president, Dilma Rousseff in Senate for last bid to thwart ouster

Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff (AFP photo) Brazil’s suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, will present her testimony to the Senate on Monday in the ending chapter of her impeachment saga. Rousseff, who is Brazil’s first female president and is under trial by the Senate for allegedly breaking budget laws, is being […]

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Dilma Rousseff’s day of judgment latest crisis for Brazil

August 27, 2016 9:00 am
Dilma Rousseff’s day of judgment latest crisis for Brazil

Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff arrives at a rally in Brasilia, Brazil. Photo / AP Brazil’s Senate has begun the impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff and could permanently oust her as soon as next week. It’s the latest crisis in a traumatic year in which the country has faced […]

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff impeachment trial underway in Senate

August 25, 2016 4:21 pm
Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff impeachment trial underway in Senate

A general view of the Senate’s plenary, during the impeachment trial of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the National Congress in Brasilia on August 25, 2016. (AFP photo) Brazil’s Senate has opened the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff. The country’s Senate, or Upper House, on Thursday started […]

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Hundreds of Brazilians rally as Dilma Rousseff faces judgment day

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Hundreds of Brazilians rally as Dilma Rousseff faces judgment day

People protest against Brazil’s interim president Michel Temer at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Hundreds of Brazilians have staged a demonstration in the country’s capital to show support for suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, whose impeachment trial begins on Thursday.  The protesters held […]

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Brazilians rally against Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment in Sao Paulo

August 18, 2016 8:30 am
Brazilians rally against Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment in Sao Paulo

People opposing the impeachment of Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff attend a demonstration against interim President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 17, 2016. ©Reuters Supporters of Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff have taken to the streets in the southern city of Sao Paulo to protest against her […]

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff vows snap elections if survives impeachment

August 17, 2016 8:06 am
Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff vows snap elections if survives impeachment

Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff reads a letter to the people and to the Senate from Alvorada Palace, in Brasilia, August 16, 2016. © AP Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to hold early elections if she survives a vote on her removal from office in an impeachment trial […]

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Brazil Senate votes to hold impeachment trial for Dilma Rousseff

August 10, 2016 1:00 pm
Brazil Senate votes to hold impeachment trial for Dilma Rousseff

View of the senate plenary session during the voting session of suspended president Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment committee in Brasilia on August 9, 2016. (AFP Photo) Brazil’s Senate has voted to hold an impeachment trial for suspended president Dilma Rousseff, pushing her one step closer to dismissal from office. Following a […]

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Brazil’s Senate to vote on opening Dilma Rousseff’s final impeachment trial

August 9, 2016 11:00 am
Brazil’s Senate to vote on opening Dilma Rousseff’s final impeachment trial

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attends a news conference in Brasilia on June 14, 2016. ©Reuters Brazil’s Senate is set to vote on whether to send the incumbent suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, to a final trial that would decide her fate as head of state. The opponents of Rousseff only […]

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Demonstrations held for, against Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff

August 1, 2016 1:00 pm
Demonstrations held for, against Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Brazil in support of suspended president Dilma Rousseff, calling for her to return to office, while another group of protesters demanded her removal. As many as 4,000 protesters held rallies in the capital Rio de Janeiro and 15 other states on Sunday […]

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