Dilma Rousseff

Impeachment trial for Brazila’s Rousseff

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is to face trial after the Senate voted to impeach and suspend her. Rousseff is accused of illegally manipulating finances to hide a growing public deficit ahead of her re-election in 2014, which she denies.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Brazil’s cabinet “all white and male”

Brazil's suspended President, Dilma Rousseff, criticises the new interim government created by her former Vice-President, Michel Temer, for being entirely made up of white male politicians.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Impeachment trial for Brazila’s Rousseff

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is to face trial after the Senate voted to impeach and suspend her. Rousseff is accused of illegally manipulating finances to hide a growing public deficit ahead of her re-election in 2014, which she denies.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Rousseff in last-ditch court appeal to stop impeachment

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made a last-ditch appeal to the Supreme Court to halt a vote in the Senate on opening an impeachment trial and suspending her from office.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016
USA

Disarray grips Brazil over impeachment

The Brazilian Senate vows to vote on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff despite a ruling that a vote in the lower house was flawed.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Brazil president has 'clear conscience'

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff says she is "outraged" at attempts to impeach her and has a clear conscience.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016
USA

Brazil set for close impeachment vote

Brazil's lower house of Congress is due to hold a crucial vote on whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff over charges of manipulating government accounts for political gains.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff makes last-minute bid for support

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has held last-minute talks with lawmakers - a day before Congress votes on whether to impeach her.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff accuses deputy of coup plot

President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil has denounced a "coup" plot against her, suggesting that Vice-President Michel Temer is one of the "conspirators".

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Impeachment blow to Brazil’s Rousseff

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffers a blow to her hopes of staving off impeachment proceedings, after a committee voted they should go ahead.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Charges filed against Brazil's Lula

Brazilian prosecutors are filing charges against ex-President Lula da Silva in a money laundering investigation, officials say.