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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ousted in impeachment vote - Washington Post

BRASILIA — President Dilma Rousseff was stripped of her office Wednesday in the culmination of a political crisis that has left Latin America's largest nation adrift, with an economy in deep recession and a public sharply divided over the country's ...and more »

Dilma Rousseff Is Ousted as Brazil's President in Impeachment Vote - New York Times

BRASÍLIA — The Senate on Wednesday impeached Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, and removed her from office for the rest of her term, the capstone of a power struggle that has consumed the nation for months and toppled one of the ...and more »

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate - BBC News

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 ...and more »

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff impeached by senate in crushing defeat - The Guardian

Brazil's first female president Dilma Rousseff has been thrown out of office by the country's corruption-tainted senate after a gruelling impeachment trial that ends 13 years of Workers' party rule. Following a crushing 61 to 20 defeat in the upper ...and more »

Rousseff's impeachment may not resolve Brazil's political mess - Washington Post

BRASILIA — As the impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff ground into its fifth day Tuesday, exhausted lawmakers listened as a prosecutor described the process as a “constitutional remedy” for Brazil's political crisis. But rather than ...and more »

Brazil Impeachment Trial: Rousseff Defends Record - Wall Street Journal

Brazil's suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, defended herself during her impeachment trial as supporters of the embattled leftist leader protested in major cities across the country. Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. Transcript +. This ...and more »

Behind Brazil's leadership crisis - Harvard Gazette

On Monday, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil took the stand to defend herself against impeachment charges, calling the trial an injustice and a coup d'etat. But her downfall was already inevitable. Two days later, Brazil's Senate voted 61-20 to ...and more »

Rousseff Impeachment: Violent Clashes in São Paulo - Wall Street Journal

Hundreds of demonstrators, protesting against the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, clashed with police and vandalized shops and banks in São Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. Transcript +. This transcript has been ...and more »

Brazil: Michel Temer sworn in as new president - Aljazeera.com

Michel Temer, Brazil's former vice president, has been sworn in as the country's new president, a few hours after the country's Senate voted to remove Dilma Rousseff from office. Temer, 75, raised his hand and swore to uphold the constitution, drawing ...and more »

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency - Aljazeera.com

Dilma Rousseff has been removed as Brazil's president following a long-awaited vote in the country's Senate. Sixty-one of 81 senators voted to impeach Rousseff on Wednesday after a five-day trial and a lengthy overnight debate. "Today is the day that ...and more »