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Final round for Rousseff who is moving belongings to Porto Alegre; Temer readies to travel to G20 summit in China

Thursday, August 25th 2016 - 08:39 UTC
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The Brazilian Senate will open the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff this Thursday and hear witnesses for and against the populist leader who is expected to be removed from office next week on charges of breaking budget laws. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    Dilma, living up to her tag of DumbAss as we all knew she would.

    Never mind, she can always come back and stand for election again! Ha, ha, ha.

    Aug 25th, 2016 - 12:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    Dilma expects a fair trial: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2016/08/19/brazil-rousseff-expects-justice-in-impeachment-trial/

    Not much chance of that.

    Aug 26th, 2016 - 12:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @1 ChrisR
    if the fat cow is impeached and removed definitively from the Presidency, she'll lose her political rights for 8 years, which in practise, means she's as good as dead.

    @2 Hippy
    what you Hippy, and your ignorant leftist friends don't want to accept, is that the impeachment process is an legal instrument foreseen in the Brazilian Constitution, to get rid of an undesirable, corrupt, and/or law-breaking president. The STF is guaranteeing that the written procedure is being followed down to a 'T'......If you can't accept that, you once again prove you are just an imbecile.

    Aug 27th, 2016 - 06:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 3 Jack Bauer

    I did wonder if there was a time-limited prohibition, so thanks for informing me.

    First sensible legislation to come out of Brazil.

    Aug 28th, 2016 - 11:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    http://www.otempo.com.br/polopoly_fs/1.1361995.1472252311!image/image.JPG_gen/derivatives/main-charges-resize_620/image.JPG

    Aug 28th, 2016 - 11:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @4 ChrisR
    Not really .....“sensible” would be to ban them from politics for life.

    Aug 29th, 2016 - 07:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    “Don’t expect from me the obliging silence of cowards”: https://twitter.com/nytimesworld/status/770269030347341824

    Aug 30th, 2016 - 03:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @7 Hippy
    Right ......but she lost a good opportunity to keep quiet and to not make a fool of herself.....
    When she started to try to explain some economic indexes, saying that something represented 30% , she got confused and tried to correct herself by saying “No, not 30%, but 30% of 30%, or....somewhere around 25%....erhh, or maybe 7 to 12,5 % ”......after that wonderful, precise explanation, she gave one of her yellow grins, and looked around for help....
    Confucious said that “man - in this case woman - who gets lost in her thoughts, is because she doesn't know that territory too well”...
    Absolutely hippylarious. Couldn't stop laughing.

    Aug 31st, 2016 - 08:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 8 Jack Bauer

    But NO ban on standing for future elections! WTF?

    Sep 01st, 2016 - 11:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @9 ChrisR
    Pls see my # 6 under headline “Rouseff claims impeachment....”

    The story ain't over yet.

    Sep 01st, 2016 - 10:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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