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Dismal Days for Brazilian Democracy - New York Times;

Dismal Days for Brazilian Democracy - New York Times

New York TimesDismal Days for Brazilian DemocracyNew York TimesRio de Janeiro For an event that marked the end of an era, the final act of the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was a staid affair, punctuated by procedure and civil speeches. Sure, there were tears. Janaína Paschoal, the lawyer who ...and more »

Brazil's Ousted President - New York Times;

Brazil's Ousted President - New York Times

New York TimesBrazil's Ousted PresidentNew York TimesBrazil has had four elected presidents since democracy was restored in 1985. Two served out their terms. On Wednesday, Dilma Rousseff was the second to be ousted while in office amid political upheaval and allegations of wrongdoing. Senators voted ...and more »

Can new leader pull Brazil out of its worst recession? - Aljazeera.com;

Can new leader pull Brazil out of its worst recession? - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comCan new leader pull Brazil out of its worst recession?Aljazeera.comBrazil's first female president, Dilma Rousseff, never lost an election, but she has failed to win the biggest battle of her political career. Rousseff fought for months to prevent her impeachment. In the end, 61 out of 81 senators voted her out ...and more »

Death of Democracy: Brazilian President Impeached by Majority of Senate Votes - Council On Hemispheric Affairs;

Death of Democracy: Brazilian President Impeached by Majority of Senate Votes - Council On Hemispheric Affairs

Council On Hemispheric AffairsDeath of Democracy: Brazilian President Impeached by Majority of Senate VotesCouncil On Hemispheric AffairsIn a historic vote on August 31, Brazil's democratically elected President Dilma Rousseff was formally ousted by the Brazilian Senate, surpassing the required two-thirds majority with 61 votes in favor and 20 votes against.[i] The controversial ...and more »

Rousseff impeachment kicks off diplomatic crisis within Latin American left - Telegraph.co.uk;

Rousseff impeachment kicks off diplomatic crisis within Latin American left - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukRousseff impeachment kicks off diplomatic crisis within Latin American leftTelegraph.co.ukBrazil's new government was hurtling towards a diplomatic crisis yesterday after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff sent shockwaves through the region and was angrily denounced as a coup by the remaining old guard of the Latin American Left.and more »

Brazil's Rousseff Out, Elite Corruption Still In - Insightcrime.org;

Brazil's Rousseff Out, Elite Corruption Still In - Insightcrime.org

Insightcrime.orgBrazil's Rousseff Out, Elite Corruption Still InInsightcrime.orgThe ousting of President Dilma Rousseff from office does little to further Brazil's battle against high-powered corruption networks, suggesting instead she was the loser of a battle amongst the country's powerful elites. On August 31, Brazil's Senate ...and more »

Brazil's Economic Policy Lurches Right - Bloomberg;

Brazil's Economic Policy Lurches Right - Bloomberg

BloombergBrazil's Economic Policy Lurches RightBloombergBrazil managed to pull off the Rio Summer Olympics and silence the naysayers. Now the country has a bigger act to manage—approve a painful austerity package to help bring on an economic rebound. Michel Temer, the provisional president who was sworn ...and more »

Brazil After Dilma Rousseff - The New Yorker;

Brazil After Dilma Rousseff - The New Yorker

The New YorkerBrazil After Dilma RousseffThe New YorkerOn Wednesday, Brazil's senators voted overwhelmingly to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office.CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY FERNANDO BIZERRA, JR. / EPA. On Wednesday, thousands of people packed Paulista Avenue, in central São Paulo.and more »

The rise and fall of Dilma Rousseff - The Hindu

The rise and fall of Dilma RousseffThe HinduThe fall of Dilma Rousseff from being one of the most popular politicians to an impeached leader is much more than a story of a “corrupt” President being stripped of her powers by a righteous legislature. The >exit of Brazil's first woman President ...and more »

Behind Brazil's leadership crisis - Harvard Gazette;

Behind Brazil's leadership crisis - Harvard Gazette

Harvard GazetteBehind Brazil's leadership crisisHarvard GazetteOn 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 »

Dilma Rousseff's Impeachment Is the Start of Brazil's Crisis—Not the End - TIME;

Dilma Rousseff's Impeachment Is the Start of Brazil's Crisis—Not the End - TIME

TIMEDilma Rousseff's Impeachment Is the Start of Brazil's Crisis—Not the EndTIMEIn the aftermath of the downfall of Brazil's first female president, the country has begun to count the cost of a case that has sharply divided its citizens. After a watershed day for the world's fourth-largest democracy, as Dilma Rousseff was finally ...and more »

Five Things to Know About Brazil's New President, Michel Temer - TIME;

Five Things to Know About Brazil's New President, Michel Temer - TIME

TIMEFive Things to Know About Brazil's New President, Michel TemerTIMEDilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, was thrown out of office by the country's senate on Wednesday following after an impeachment trial that ended the leftist Workers' Party 13 years in power. She has been replaced by her former vice ...and more »

Brazil Fallout Begins as Leftist Leaders Denounce 'Coup Against Latin America' - Common Dreams (press release);

Brazil Fallout Begins as Leftist Leaders Denounce 'Coup Against Latin America' - Common Dreams (press release)

Common Dreams (press release)Brazil Fallout Begins as Leftist Leaders Denounce 'Coup Against Latin America'Common Dreams (press release)The fallout from former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment on Wednesday began almost immediately, as now-official President Michel Temer kicked off a neoliberal agenda and leftist Latin American governments recalled their ambassadors to ...and more »

In Post-Olympics Brazil, a Political Coup is No Game - Democracy Now!

In Post-Olympics Brazil, a Political Coup is No GameDemocracy Now!The Olympic torch in Rio de Janeiro has been extinguished, and the global spotlight has left Brazil. In the shadow of the games, an extraordinary event has taken place, largely ignored in the U.S. media: a coup d'etat against Brazil's democratically ...and more »

Brazil's Senate Votes Out President Rousseff but Allows Her to Run in 2018 - PanAm Post;

Brazil's Senate Votes Out President Rousseff but Allows Her to Run in 2018 - PanAm Post

PanAm PostBrazil's Senate Votes Out President Rousseff but Allows Her to Run in 2018PanAm PostEspañolThe Brazilian Senate approved the removal of President Dilma Rousseff yesterday — Wednesday, August 31 — for having manipulated public funds. Rousseff's defense requested that the vote be divided into two parts. The senators were to vote ...and more »

Dilma Rousseff on Ouster: This is a Coup That Will Impact Every Democratic Organization in Brazil - Democracy Now!;

Dilma Rousseff on Ouster: This is a Coup That Will Impact Every Democratic Organization in Brazil - Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!Dilma Rousseff on Ouster: This is a Coup That Will Impact Every Democratic Organization in BrazilDemocracy Now!professor of Brazilian history and culture at Brown University. He is the director of Brown's Brazil Initiative. Green is the author of several books, including We Cannot Remain Silent: Opposition to the Brazilian Military Dictatorship in the United ...and more »

Dilma Rousseff might be gone, but Brazil's political crisis certainly isn't - The Guardian;

Dilma Rousseff might be gone, but Brazil's political crisis certainly isn't - The Guardian

The GuardianDilma Rousseff might be gone, but Brazil's political crisis certainly isn'tThe GuardianThe vote that sealed Michel Temer's installation into power in Brazil took place precisely one week after the end of the Rio Olympic Games and just days before the G20 summit. Major disturbances were avoided during the Games and the new president was ...and more »

A New Era for Brazil - Cato Institute (blog)

A New Era for BrazilCato Institute (blog)The Brazilian Senate impeached President Dilma Rousseff yesterday, bringing an end to the era of Worker Party rule, which began there in 2003. Rousseff and her supporters have disingenuously denounced the impeachment, calling it a coup d'état. But it ...and more »

Brazilian political cycles and the impeachment of president Dilma Rousseff - Open Democracy;

Brazilian political cycles and the impeachment of president Dilma Rousseff - Open Democracy

Open DemocracyBrazilian political cycles and the impeachment of president Dilma RousseffOpen DemocracyThe impeachment process marks the end of the three different political cycles undergone by Brazil since the 1970s. Something new has to emerge. open Movements The openMovements series invites leading social scientists to share their research results ...and more »

A victory for the rule of law in Brazil - American Thinker (blog)

A victory for the rule of law in BrazilAmerican Thinker (blog)Brazil's Senate ousted Dilma Rousseff as president Wednesday, voting overwhelmingly to impeach the leftist leader in the culmination of a protracted process that has divided the country. The vote to impeach Rousseff was 61 to 20. Two-thirds of senators ...and more »