Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas
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Brazil’s Year of Living Dangerously

In May 2016, the Brazilian Senate impeached President Dilma Rousseff in the middle of her second term, amid economic recession, corruption scandals and street protests. She was replaced by her vice president, Michel Temer. One year later, Brazilians are discussing Temer’s impeachment, amid economic recession, corruption scandals, taped recordings that could incriminate the chief of … Read more Brazil’s Year of Living Dangerously

Dilma Rousseff and Michel Temer

Brazil’s Impeachment: Who Are the Swing Voters in Congress, And What Do They Want?

Proceedings to oust Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff have been underway for a week, and the battle lines are becoming clear. Rousseff appears to have enough support among the 28 parties in Congress to block impeachment over her alleged misuse of public funds. But that could change. Rousseff’s fate will ultimately rest in the hands of several … Read more Brazil’s Impeachment: Who Are the Swing Voters in Congress, And What Do They Want?