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Tag: Impeachment

Opinion, by Simon Thomas RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - “In Australia the impeachment has already occurred” so the meme spread Tuesday in Brazil, referencing a common phrase uttered on New Year’s Eve in the country. Being from the land down...
Opinion, by Gregory Cufaro RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The decision to impeach President Dilma Rousseff today is a victory for democracy and for the people of Brazil. Any other result would have added to the ongoing political confusion and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After months of debates, accusations and justifications, Brazil’s senate is expected to impeach suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday. Although many say that the ousting of Brazil’s first woman president...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After almost fifteen hours of being grilled by senators, suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, reiterated on Monday (August 29th) that she had committed no crime and asked lawmakers to vote...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The U.S. dollar registered a steep devaluation while the São Paulo stock exchange rose on Monday as investors reacted to the deposition of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Suspended President in Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, takes the stand on Monday in the Senate to defend herself from impeachment proceedings. This is the last chance Rousseff will have to justify...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With the impending start of the final phase of her impeachment trial on Thursday, suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, on Tuesday continued to vow to fight until the last minute...
Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon has spent the past few weeks thinking about the truly important things in life (booing French pole vaulters, yelling “Zika” at Hope Solo, trashing service stations, etc.) rather than...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Those of us who live in Rio de Janeiro have been glued to the tube or trapped in traffic as we attempt to follow the Rio2016 Olympic Games, which enables us...

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