Opinion: Brazil’s Indirect Election, Part II

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In his previous column, the Curmudgeon opined that Congress, while paying lip service to the “presidential” system of government, has essentially adhered to the parliamentary method of replacing those whose job it is to lead the country, but have failed — a vote of no confidence.

Brazil’s Supreme Court (STF) ruled on April 14th that the Congressional debate must restrict itself to the two grounds alleged in the petition for impeachment heard by . . .

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