Brazil's Ousted President - New York Times

Brazil 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 ...

Brazil After Dilma Rousseff - The New Yorker

On 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.

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

In 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 ...

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

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

A New Era for Brazil - Cato 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 ...