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Two ex-Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff charged in fraud scheme

September 6, 2017 3:38 pm
Two ex-Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff  charged in fraud scheme

Former Brazilian presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (R) and Dilma Rousseff attend the funeral of former foreign policy advisor Marco Aurelio Garcia, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Two former Brazilian presidents have been formally charged with obtaining illegal money in a large-scale probe into […]

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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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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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