Thursday, September 1, 2016

Brazil's Political Crisis Continues

VOA: Rousseff Appeals to Brazil's Highest Court, Seeks to Overturn Ouster

Dilma Rousseff, ousted this week as Brazil's president, has filed an appeal with the country's highest court to challenge the Federal Senate's decision to remove her from office for breaking budgetary rules.

Brazil's senate voted Wednesday to dismiss the leftist leader and confirm her conservative vice president, Michel Temer, as president for the remainder of her term through 2018.

The appeal before Brazil's Supreme Federal Court, filed by Rousseff's attorney, Jose Eduardo Cardozo, demands "the immediate suspension of the effects of the senate decision."

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More News On Brazil's Political Crisis

Dilma Rousseff: Brazil's ousted president appeals to Supreme Court to overturn Senate's decision -- ABC News Online
Violent Protests Flare in Brazil as New President Sworn In -- NBC
Rousseff's supporters take to the streets to protest impeachment vote -- CNN
Michel Temer Sworn In as President of Brazil -- VOA
Five Things to Know About Brazil's New President, Michel Temer -- TIME
Temer faces uncertain two years at the top in Brazil -- Euronews
Brazil’s new president faces uncertain tenure -- CCTV
Dilma Rousseff might be gone, but Brazil’s political crisis certainly isn’t -- Paulo Pinheiro, The Guardian
Dilma Rousseff's Impeachment Is the Start of Brazil's Crisis—Not the End -- TIME
Bazil after Dilma Rousseff -- Alex Cuadros, New Yorker
What's next for Brazil after Dilma Rousseff? -- Kelly Chen, CNN

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