Dilma Rousseff

Reports: Brazil arrests key figure behind Rousseff impeachment

Eduardo Cunha, the central figure behind the impeachment of former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, was arrested Wednesday in Brasilia on corruption charges, according to news reports.

Brazil's Senate ousts Rousseff from presidency in historic vote

Brazil's Senate overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office on charges of breaking budget laws, bringing to a decisive end 13 years of rule by her leftist Workers...

Rousseff to Brazil Senate: Vote for democracy, not impeachment

President Dilma Rousseff defended her record in office during her impeachment trial Monday in the Brazilian Senate, rejecting charges of corruption and warning of a break in the country's...

Rousseff impeachment trial gets final go-ahead; vote by September 2

Brazil's Senate gave the final approval for an impeachment trial against suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, bringing closer her possible dismissal on charges of manipulating...

Brazil's Rousseff slams "coup" as former ally takes power

A defiant Dilma Rousseff called Thursday's Senate vote to suspend her as president of Brazil "a coup" by political opponents and vowed to continue to fight her removal from office.

Brazil's suspended president calls Senate impeachment vote "a coup"

A defiant Dilma Rousseff called the Senate vote to suspend her as president of Brazil "a coup" by political opponents and vowed to continue to fight her removal from office.

Rousseff: I'm a victim of a judicial farce, political farce

Dilma Rousseff describes herself as a "victim of a judicial farce, a political farce," but vows to "carry on."

Brazil's President Rousseff suspended after Senate impeachment vote

Brazil's Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of suspending President Dilma Rousseff from office for 180 days and subjecting her to an impeachment trial on charges of budget irregularities.

Brazil's Senate suspends President Rousseff; opens impeachment trial

Brazil's Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favour of suspending President Dilma Rousseff from office for 180 days and subjecting her to an impeachment trial on charges of budget...

Brazil Supreme Court rejects Rousseff's impeachment appeal

Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by President Dilma Rousseff to block a Senate vote on her impeachment.

Brazil's Rousseff asks Supreme Court to halt impeachment vote

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made a last-minute appeal Tuesday to the country's Supreme Court to stop a Senate vote on whether to open impeachment proceedings against her, as her supporters...

Rousseff surprised by move to annul her impeachment

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Monday she was surprised by the decision of the interim head of the country's House of Deputies to overturn last month's vote by the lower chamber to...

Brazil's House speaker annuls impeachment vote against Rousseff

The interim head of Brazil's House of Deputies said Monday that he has overturned last month's vote by the lower chamber to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, citing procedural mistakes.

Brazil's Rousseff vows to fight on after impeachment vote

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Monday she would fight on in the face of a vote by lawmakers to impeach her that has plunged her government into its deepest crisis yet.

The impeachment process against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil's lower house of parliament voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff over accusations that she hid the extent of the budget deficit during her re-election campaign at the end of 2014.