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Brazilian caipirinha: Rousseff impeachment and Olympics take off this week

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016 - 07:24 UTC
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Brazil's long-running presidential impeachment drama starts to unveil this week just as the Rio Olympics sprints out of the starting blocks. Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who is accused of breaking budgetary laws, is staying away from the opening ceremony in Rio. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” - Winston Churchill

    If she chooses to be shot and not hanged, does she have to pay for the cartridge?

    :o)

    Aug 03rd, 2016 - 11:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @1 ChrisR
    It would be easier to throw her into the Baia de Guanabara, and make her drink some of that nice, clean, unpolluted water.....

    Aug 03rd, 2016 - 06:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    For those of you who are dissatisfied at the idea of having to receive your news of Brazil via a British government run propaganda site relief is at hand: https://theintercept.com/2016/08/02/welcome-to-the-intercept-brasil/

    Aug 04th, 2016 - 01:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @3
    Not very clever are you? You only have to look at the date to see that it is American. UK date 02/08/2016 and US 2016/08/02 of course the Americans are backward as is their wont.

    Aug 04th, 2016 - 07:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • darragh

    @3

    Hi Hep, how's your theory about the UK being a 'royalist theocracy' getting on?

    You remember - where you took notes in your history lesson then couldn't read them and came up with the astonishing 'second right of kings' concept.

    Aug 04th, 2016 - 10:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @3
    Well, Hippy, if you are one of those who depend on MP (hardly a communications giant), for your news on Brazil, that is your problem...
    On the other hand, it would seem that your lack of knowledge on what's happening in LatAm is not MP's fault - it's yours.

    Aug 04th, 2016 - 06:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    3 Hepatia (#)

    For those of you who are dissatisfied of Brazil,
    Tough,

    Argentine government run propaganda,
    [ The Falkland's will NOT be returning to anyone without the islanders consent ]

    relief is at hand ?????
    so Hepatia says...lol

    Enjoy the Olympics and support your country..

    Team GB.

    Aug 04th, 2016 - 07:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    @4
    That's not an American date. US dates are middle-endian which is why they look so weird. Using year-month-day aka big-endian is logical on a computer as then files sort correctly.

    It is a US website though. Is that supposed to be a problem?

    @5
    What's this 'Royalist Theocracy'' theory? Sounds entertaining :)

    Aug 05th, 2016 - 09:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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