Articles Tagged 'Dilma Rousseff'
Brazil Deploying Troops, Barricades Before Impeachment Votes
Brazilian security forces are deploying thousands of troops and erecting barricades in the capital city of Brasilia this week to prevent violent clashes as Congress…
Brazil’s leader faces new blow as a party abandons her government
RIO DE JANEIRO — The biggest party in President Dilma Rousseff’s governing coalition jumped ship Tuesday, increasing the chances that the leader of Latin America’s…
Brazil’s Rousseff lacks Senate votes to defeat impeachment- senator
Brazil’s ruling coalition lacks the votes in the Senate to defeat a request to remove left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff from office if it is approved…
Brazil’s Rousseff wants U.S. apology for NSA spying
SAO PAULO | Furious about a report that the U.S. government spied on her private communications, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff may cancel a planned White House visit and downgrade commercial ties unless she receives a public apology, a senior Brazilian official told Reuters on Wednesday.
A Brazilian news program reported on Sunday that the U.S. National Security Agency spied on…
Brazil’s president grasps for answer to protests, violence
SAO PAULO | Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will hold an emergency meeting of top aides on Friday to figure out how to respond to massive protests that brought 1 million people into the streets and also resulted in widespread vandalism and injuries.
Demonstrations across the country on Thursday night were the biggest yet by a movement that came from seemingly…