Brazilian president President Dilma Rousseff received on Friday in Brasilia the Organization of American States, (OAS), Secretary General Luis Almagro to discuss on the current situation in the country, some regional issues and the role played by OAS.
President Dilma Rousseff is scheduled to address Brazil on national television Friday evening, the same day that Congress started a three-day debate to decide whether there are enough arguments to begin the impeachment process that could lead to her removal from office. She is charged with manipulating budget accounts that helped her government present balanced accounts for the 2014 presidential elections.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff resorted to the Supreme Court on Thursday in a last ditch attempt to avert a critical impeachment vote in Congress that could lead to her removal from office. Rousseff's attorney general, Jose Eduardo Cardozo, asked the top court for an injunction to suspend Sunday's Lower House vote until the full court can rule on what he called procedural flaws in the impeachment process.
President Dilma Rousseff pledged on Wednesday to form a government of national unity if she survives an impeachment vote in Congress this weekend, but the odds of became steeper as allies continued to desert her. In effect a stream of defections from Rousseff's coalition makes it increasingly likely she will lose Sunday's ballot in the Lower House of Congress.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff branded her vice president a traitor Tuesday, saying that he was a conspirator in a coup that aimed to use impeachment proceedings to bring down a popularly elected government.If there were any doubts about my denunciation that a coup is underway, there can't be now. The coup plotters have a leader and a deputy leader, Rousseff said in a blistering attack in Brasilia.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s suffered another blow to her hopes of surviving impeachment three days ahead of a crucial vote in the full Lower House: the second major party withdrew from the ruling coalition.
Brazil's vice president called for a government of national unity in a message that was released on Monday apparently by mistake, further complicating the political crisis and impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff.
A commission considering impeachment charges against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff voted on Monday 38 to 27 in favour of accepting them, which sends the question to the full lower house of Congress for a vote most probably next Sunday. The decision deals a blow to the beleaguered Brazilian president and complicates the country’s political situation.
A smaller majority of Brazilians favor the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff compared to last month, while more than half want her immediate successor to be impeached too, according to a survey released on Saturday by polling firm Datafolha.
Brazil exhausted its economic model, the domestic market is no longer enough and Brazilian protectionism hindered competitiveness and scared foreign investment, claimed retired Brazilian diplomat Jose Botafogo at the international symposium The future of Mercosur organized in Paraguay as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the South American block.