Dilma Rousseff

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.

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff to face impeachment trial

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.

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.

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.

Brazil president has 'clear conscience'

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

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.

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.

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".

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.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff vows to win Zika 'war'

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vows to "win the war" against the Zika virus, but some experts criticized her government's response and warned the Olympics could fuel the disease's spread.

December 19, 2015
December 19, 2015

Brazil's finance minister replaced amid economic upheaval

President Dilma Rousseff on Friday replaced Finance Minister Joaquim Levy, a fiscal conservative appointed just over a year ago, with a close ally, Planning Minister Nelson Barbosa, the Brazilian leader's office says in a statement.

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