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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Just five days away from another milestone that could lead to the end of her presidency, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff received another blow in her struggle to remain in office. Two of her most important allies, the PP and PRB parties announced on Tuesday they were withdrawing from the government coalition.

The two parties combined have 67 representatives in the Chamber of Deputies, who will now vote for the impeachment of the president, when the vote is cast on Sunday, April 18th. After the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?