Brazil’s Senate Votes Today on Rousseff’s Impeachment

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Today (Wednesday, May 11th) the Senate in Brazil starts to vote on whether or not to launch an impeachment trial against President Dilma Rousseff for mismanagement of funds to hide budget deficits. The session is supposed to last into the night and the odds sway heavily towards President Rousseff being removed from office.

According to Senate officials, 68 of the 81 senators have signed up to speak at the podium before giving their vote. For security measures the Ministry Mall has been closed since midnight for vehicles and the Tres . . .

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