Dilma Rousseff impeachment - updates

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Brazil's Rousseff lodges impeachment appeal – lawyer

Sep 01, 2016 - 11:24 PM

The appeal filed by Rousseff s lawyer Jose Eduardo Cardozo demands the immediate suspension of the effects of the Senate decision

IMPEACHMENT APPEAL. Brazilian soldiers lower the flag of the presidency at the entrance of the Alvorada Palace, presidential residence on September 1, 2016 in Brasilia. Photo by Evaristo Sa/AFP

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Brazil's Rousseff impeached from presidency

Aug 31, 2016 - 11:02 PM

UPDATED Brazil s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country s presidency in an impeachment vote Wednesday August 31 and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer shifting Latin America s biggest economy sharply to the right

OUT. Brazil's Dilma Rousseff speaks at the Alvorada presidential palace in Brasilia after she was stripped of the country's presidency in a Senate impeachment vote on August 31, 2016. Evaristo Sa/AFP

Brazil senators inch toward Rousseff impeachment vote

Aug 31, 2016 - 11:14 AM

Lawyers on both sides of the impeachment trial dividing Brazil made impassioned closing arguments followed by final speeches from senators

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff listens to questions during her impeachment trial, at the National Congress in Brasilia, on August 29, 2016. Evaristo Sa/AFP

Rousseff defense begins in rowdy Brazil impeachment trial

Aug 26, 2016 - 8:00 AM

3rd UPDATE On Monday August 29 Rousseff herself will testify in a keenly awaited piece of political theater

UNDER FIRE. The impeachment trial of Brazil President Dilma Rousseff has been launched on August 25, 2016. File photo

Brazil's Rousseff ahead of trial: 'I'm innocent'

Aug 17, 2016 - 7:00 AM

UPDATED I am innocent Rousseff insists There is no injustice more devastating than to condemn an innocent person

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma meets with foreign correspondents at Alvorada Palace in Brasilia on June 14, 2016. Evaristo Sa/AFP

Impeachment trial looms for Brazil's beleaguered Rousseff

Aug 10, 2016 - 12:53 PM

UPDATED Brazil s Senate votes to hold an impeachment trial for the nation s suspended president Dilma Rousseff a process that could see her permanently removed from office

General view of the beginning of a session on the impeachment of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, at the Senate in Brasilia, Brazil, August 9, 2016. Cadu Gomes/EPA

Brazil's Rousseff flies to US amid impeachment battle

Apr 21, 2016 - 10:49 PM

A government official says Rousseff s speech would include one sentence about the political crisis back home

ROUSSEFF. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff speaks in Brasilia, Brazil, March 16, 2015. File photo by Fernando Bizerra Jr./EPA

Brazil president to meet supporters as impeachment vote looms

Apr 16, 2016 - 2:27 PM

UPDATED President Dilma Rousseff s supporters and opponents plan rival rallies over the weekend as lawmakers debate a motion to send her to an impeachment trial in the Senate

IMPEACHMENT VOTE. Activists supporting the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff take part in a protest in an area separated by a fence from the Congress, in Brasi­lia, on April 15, 2016. Andressa Anholete/AFP

Brazil lawmakers open key debate on Rousseff impeachment

Apr 15, 2016 - 9:53 PM

The struggle transfixes Latin America s biggest country where the crisis deep recession and a giant corruption scandal overshadow preparations for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August

FACING IMPEACHMENT. A file picture dated 18 November 2015 shows Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff speaking during the opening of the Second Global High Level Conference on Road Safety, in Brasilia, Brazil. File photo by Fernando Bizerra Jr./EPA

Brazil top court suspends presidential impeachment commission

Dec 09, 2015 - 12:00 PM

The move freezes the impeachment process until December 16 when the court convenes for a full session

ROUSEFF. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff speaks during a meeting with 20 of her Ministers to analyze the proceedings against her by President of Brazilian Deputy Chamber Eduardo Cunha, in Brasilia, Brazil, December 3, 2015. Photo by Fernando Bizerra Jr./ EPA