Brazil's Rousseff wants new elections

2016-06-15 14:40

Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff said she is negotiating a political deal to escape impeachment and wants new elections to decide whether she can finish her term.

Brazil's transparency chief quits over corruption

2016-05-31 14:01

Leaked recordings of heavyweight politicians discussing Brazil's sprawling kickback scandal have caused more headaches for acting President Michel Temer.

New era for Brazil as Rousseff cedes power to Temer

2016-05-13 08:20

Brazil has entered a new era as interim president Michel Temer took power from suspended leader Dilma Rousseff, installing a business-friendly government that ends 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest nation.

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was suspended on Thursday to face impeachment. A nearly 22-hour debate in the Senate closed with an overwhelming 55-22 vote against Brazil's first female president. Watch.

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Annulment in Brazil impeachment reversed

2016-05-10 19:05

The acting leader of the lower house of Congress has gone back on a controversial decision that would have annulled a key vote in the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil impeachment drive resumes bumpy course

2016-05-10 10:15

The drive to oust President Dilma Rousseff is back on track after the head of the lower house reserved a decision that threatened to throw the impeachment process into chaos.

Impeachment trial looms large for Rousseff

2016-05-06 18:41

A special committee in Brazil's Senate has voted to approve starting an impeachment trial against President Dilma Rousseff.

Rousseff is 'outraged' by impeachment vote

2016-04-19 08:27

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff says that she is "outraged" by a vote in Congress to authorise impeachment proceedings against her and vowed to keep fighting.

Brazil lower house OKs impeaching president, sends to Senate

2016-04-18 06:03

Legislators in the lower Chamber of Deputies have voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, delivering a major blow to a long-embattled leader who repeatedly argued that the push against her was a "coup".

Brazil's lower house begins impeachment debate

2016-04-16 09:14

The lower chamber of Brazil's Congress has begun a debate on whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff.


I want referendum after impeachment trial - Brazil president

2016-06-11 11:00

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has suggested she would hold a national referendum on her presidency if she is not ousted during an impeachment trial expected for August

Rousseff says impeachment aimed at corruption probe

2016-05-30 07:02

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff says leaked audio recordings show that the effort to oust her is aimed at stopping a sprawling corruption probe that has implicated numerous leading politicians and businessmen.

New president, same crises in Brazil

2016-05-12 14:14

It could be a short honeymoon for Brazil's interim president Michel Temer, who replaces a deeply unpopular leader but inherits many of the same problems.

Brazil's Rousseff suspended to face impeachment trial

2016-05-12 11:57

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been suspended to face impeachment, in a political earthquake ending 13 years of leftist rule over Latin America's biggest nation.

Effort to impeach Brazil's president plunges into chaos

2016-05-10 11:51

The fight over Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's future has taken a strange twist in Congress, with the leader of the lower house saying senators can't go ahead with an impeachment vote and the Senate leader insisting they will.

Brazil house speaker annuls impeachment

2016-05-09 20:25

The acting speaker of the lower house, Waldir Maranhao, has annulled last month's vote on presidential impeachment, pushing back the process against embattled President Dilma Rousseff.

Rousseff vows to seek return if forced from office

2016-05-05 15:04

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vowed during a defiant interview broadcast to 'continue to keep fighting' to return to power if she is forced from office.

Rousseff hangs by a thread after losing impeachment vote

2016-04-18 15:15

Dilma Rousseff’s presidency is hanging by a thread after Brazil’s lower house of Congress voted in favour of her impeachment.

Brazil leader says she's innocent, critics 'corrupt'

2016-04-16 17:09

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has accused accused backers of her impeachment of trying to grab power in order to avoid corruption charges themselves.

Brazil's Rousseff loses last-ditch move to stop impeachment

2016-04-15 07:15

Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a last-ditch attempt by President Dilma Rousseff to halt the impeachment process against her, clearing the way for a key vote in Congress.

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