Brazil’s Bar Association Presents Impeachment Request

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil was dealt a new blow in her attempt to remain in the presidency with yet another request for her impeachment, this time from Brazil’s Bar Association (OAB). On Monday (March 28th), as OAB president Claudio Lamachia presented the request, groups pro and against impeachment assembled in the Chamber of Deputies Green Room in Congress.

For Congressional Representative Wadih Damous, former OAB Rio de Janeiro Chapter President, the entity should not take sides on the impeachment issue. “To have a lawyer take one side or . . .

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