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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 »

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 »

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

Michel Temer (L) shakes hands with Brazilian Senate President Renan Calheiros during his swear-in ceremony as President of Brazil in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 31, 2016. Xinhua—Xinhua/Sipa USA. By Kate Samuelson. September 1, 2016. Dilma Rousseff, Brazil ...and more »

All Impeachments Are Political. But Was Brazil's Something More Sinister? - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Was the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff as the president of Brazil on Wednesday a coup? Technically, the answer is no. Although there is no single definition of what constitutes a coup, it is at its core an illegal seizure of power. The ...and more »

Brazil's president has been impeached - Business Insider

Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, has been impeached for hiding the country's declining economic situation during an election year in order to win reelection in 2014. Brazilian senators voted 61 to 20 to impeach her. Her vice president, Michel ...and more »

Dilma Rousseff Ousted in Historic Brazil Impeachment Vote - Wall Street Journal

Brazil's senate voted 61-20 to oust suspended president Dilma Rousseff, in an impeachment trial over allegations she committed fiscal crimes while handling the federal budget. Photo: Reuters. By. Paulo Trevisani and. Reed Johnson. Updated Aug. 31, 2016 ...and more »

Dilma Rousseff impeachment: what you need to know – the Guardian briefing - The Guardian

Why are Brazil's politicians ousting Rousseff from the presidency, what is Operation Car Wash, and who is implicated in the corruption investigation? Jonathan Watts. Wed 31 Aug 2016 02.56 EDT Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 10.35 EST. Share on ...and more »

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff impeached – video explainer - The Guardian

Brazil's first female president, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached during a vote in the senate on Wednesday. The 61-20 vote in favour of her opponents mean she will be replaced by vice-president Michel Temer for the remainder of her term. Rousseff took ...and more »

Brazil's Economic Policy Lurches Right - Bloomberg

Brazil 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 in ...and more »

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency -

Sixty-one of 81 senators vote against Rousseff in impeachment trial, but do not ban her from seeking office again. 31 Aug 2016. Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency. Rousseff is accused of taking illegal state loans [Eraldo Peres/AP ...and more »