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Dilma Rousseff impeached by Brazilian senate
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Dilma Rousseff impeached by Brazilian senate

by firstsource newsAugust 31, 2016

confirmed as new president after 61 of 81 senators back Rousseff’s removal from office amid economic decline and bribery scandal

’s first female president has been thrown out of office by the country’s corruption-tainted senate after a gruelling impeachment trial that ends 13 years of Workers’ party rule.

Following a crushing 61 to 20 defeat in the upper house, she will be replaced for the remaining two years and four months of her term by Michel Temer, a centre-right patrician who was among the leaders of the campaign against his former running mate.

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