Tag: Dilma Rousseff

Brazilian First Female President, Dilma Rousseff Suspended, Face Impeachment

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was suspended Thursday to face impeachment, ceding power to her vice-president-turned-enemy Michel Temer in a political earthquake ending 13 years of leftist rule over Latin America’s biggest nation. A nearly 22-hour debate in the Senate closed with an overwhelming 55-22 vote against Brazil’s first female president.[Read More…]

Brazil’s Leftist, Dilma Rousseff Narrowly Gets Re-elected President

Brazil’s leftist President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won reelection to a second term Sunday, calling for unity after the most divisive race since the return to democracy in 1985. Rousseff, the first woman president of the world’s seventh-largest economy, took 51.64 percent of the vote to 48.36 percent for business favorite[Read More…]