Dilma Rousseff, the suspended Brazilian president accused of manipulating the budget, has told Al Jazeera that she will fight the case against her to the end. The impeachment process against Rousseff, who has been in office since 2011, has officialy started. Brazil’s impeachment trial “I believe that every impeachment must[…]
Brazil’s new foreign minister, Jose Serra, has ordered diplomats to rebut any government, media or international organization that criticizes the impeachment of suspended President Dilma Rousseff, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. The nine-page document cited a dozen examples of censure of the impeachment process that removed Rousseff[…]
Secret phone recordings between Brazil’s planning minister and the former president of Transperto have revealed that the minister suggested a “change” in the government to “stop the bleeding” caused by an investigation into Petrobras. The March conversation between Planning Minister Romero Juca and former Transperto President Sergio Machado took place[…]
Brazil’s senators are debating whether to put President Dilma Rousseff on trial over allegations that she illegally manipulated the budget to hide a growing fiscal deficit. The debate, which continued into the early hours of Thursday, will be followed by a vote that could suspend Rousseff, the first woman to[…]
Brazil’s Senate is pressing ahead with the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff despite a surprise decision by the lower house’s interim speaker to annul it. Renan Calheiros, the head of the Senate or upper house, said on Monday he had rejected the interim speaker’s decision and that a vote[…]
Brazil’s beleaguered Dilma Rousseff has changed her plans and will attend a UN event on Friday in New York to make her case against an impeachment process that could remove her from office within weeks, her office said. The Brazilian president lost a crucial vote in the lower house of[…]
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff vowed on Monday to fight impeachment tooth-and-nail in the Senate after a heavy defeat in the lower house of Congress raised the likelihood of an end to 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America’s largest economy. In a raucous vote late on Sunday that sparked[…]
A majority of Brazil’s Supreme Court have rejected a last-ditch attempt by President Dilma Rousseff to halt an impeachment process against her in advance of a vote in Congress. Justices denied a request on Thursday for an injunction against proceedings that Brazil’s attorney general – the government lawyer – called “Kafkaesque”[…]
A committee of Brazil’s lower house of Congress has recommended the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, who faces charges of breaking budget laws to support her re-election in 2014. The committee voted 38-27 in favour of the move, with a vote in the full lower house expected to take place[…]
Although the ANC has failed in a bid to have Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille removed from office, the party’s case against Zille will likely still be taken up within a court of law, according to political analyst, Abdul Waheed Patel. The ANC in the Western Cape on Tuesday failed[…]
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