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Podcast: Brazil’s House of Cards Is Falling for Cunha and Rousseff

What to watch for in "glum" Brasília as the impeachment vote draws near.
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Senado Federal (flickr), Geraldo Magela/Agência Senado February 2, 2016

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Brazil’s house of cards is falling. Eduardo Cunha, the speaker of the lower house of Congress – and third in line to the president – was suspended today for obstructing a corruption investigation, days before Dilma Rousseff herself is expected to be suspended. Reuters' senior correspondent in Brasília Anthony Boadle spoke with AQ editor-in-chief Brian Winter about the outlook for their successors, and the “glum” atmosphere in Brazil’s capital.

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Tags: This Week in Brazil, Impeachment, Petrobras Scandal


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