sexta-feira, 13 de maio de 2016

Brazil: Senate moves away Dilma

Dilma Rousseff is away from the Presidency of Brazil and will be judged by the Senate. More than two-thirds of Brazilian senators voted for the opening of impeachment of the President for alleged makeup of the country's accounts.

In a marathon Senate session that lasted more than 20 hours, 55 Senators supported the opening of the process that leads to the suspension of the President for a maximum period of six months, during which is judged.

22 senators voted against the so-called ' impeachment '.

Rousseff is accused of having enacted budgetary increases without congressional approval and have used state banks to pay for public expenditure

< string xmlns="">Michel Temer, Vice President, will take over temporarily the duties of head of State and is already putting together their own Executive.

At the trial, and contrary to what was required in the vote this Thursday (which required only a simple majority), the Senate will have to have two thirds of the votes, that is 54, to unseat Dilma.

If that happens, Fear remains in power until 2018. Rousseff is prevented from running for head of State for eight years.

On the streets is mirrored the Division of the country. In São Paulo is an example. During the night, the police were obliged to intervene to prevent clashes between supporters and opponents of Dilma.

This is not the first time Brazil watches called "impeachment", unpublished presidential is the fact that the process be taken till the end.

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