Dilma Rousseff

Brazil Senate Puts Rousseff on Trial, Ending 13 Years of Leftist Rule

By Anthony Boadle and Maria Carolina Marcello BRASILIA, May 12 – Brazil‘s Senate voted on Thursday to put leftist President Dilma Rousseff on trial in a historic decision brought on by a deep recession and a corruption scandal that will now confront Michel Temer, the vice president who succeeds her. With Rousseff suspended during the Senate

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Brazil’s Rousseff Loses Crucial Impeachment Vote in Congress

By Maria Carolina Marcello and Alonso Soto BRASILIA, April 18 – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a crucial impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress on Sunday and appeared almost certain to be forced from office in a move that would end 13 years of leftist Workers’ Party rule. As thousands of pro- and anti-impeachment

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