Showing posts with label Dilma Rousseff. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dilma Rousseff. Show all posts

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Brazil's lower house votes again to reject Temer corruption case

President Michel Temer
Brazil's lower house on Wednesday voted not to pursue corruption charges against President Michel Temer. It's the second time lawmakers have voted to absolve the president of wrongdoing.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Protests in Brazil erupt against Temer ‘coup’

Tens of thousands took to Brazilian streets to support sacked leader Dilma Rousseff and protest the new government of Michel Temer, who has taken power and downplayed the protests.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff to provide written statement in corruption case

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who is being suspended from office in an ongoing impeachment process, will provide a written statement in a corruption case where she was called as a witness, local media reported Friday.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff to face impeachment trial; Temer assumes presidency. The vote was 55-22

Vice President Michel Temer will become Brazil's acting president on Thursday after the Senate voted to remove Dilma Rousseff from office for up to six months while she is tried in that chamber for allegedly violating budget laws.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Dilma Rousseff takes impeachment fight to Supreme Court

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has taken her battle to survive impeachment to the Supreme Court in a last-ditch attempt to stay in office a day before the Senate is expected to vote to try her for breaking budget laws.

The Brazilian Senate will ignore the decision on the annulment of the impeachment of Rousseff

The upper house of the Parliament of Brazil (Federal Senate) will not carry out the decision of the speaker of the lower house of Valdira of Maranhão on the abolition of the process of impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. As reported Reuters, said Monday, may 9 the head of the upper chamber, Renan Calheiros.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Dilma Rousseff: Senate report recommends impeachment

The senator tasked with reviewing Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment process has recommended that she be put on trial for breaking budget laws, bringing the leftist leader one step closer to suspension from office.

Brazil's Rousseff Faces Additional Investigation - Reports

Brazilian media are reporting that the country's top prosecutor has asked the Supreme Court to open an investigation into alleged obstruction of justice by embattled President Dilma Rousseff.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Brazilian Senate forms Rousseff impeachment commission

The Brazilian Senate on Monday elected a special impeachment commission, which will analyze the case against President Dilma Rousseff starting on April 26, the commission said.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Rousseff's impeachment hearings begin in Brazil

Brazil's Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the National Congress, started the three-day hearings on whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff on charges of manipulating government accounts.

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