dilma rousseff

Ecuador VP Arrested for Corruption as Divisions Deepen Within Governing Party

October 6, 2017

The Odebrecht corruption scandal enveloping Ecuador’s Vice President Jorge Glas is related to a conflict between former President Correa and current President Moreno, both from the same party. But how much of the scandal is about corruption, and how much of it is political?

Brazil

September 13, 2017
The political elite has completely lost control of the situation, but the left is unable to take the reins, says blogger Alex Hochuli, who produces the Aufhebunga podcast

Over a Million People on The Street Demanding New Elections in Brazil

September 7, 2016

President Michel Temer has just succeeded in carrying out a coup against Dilma Rousseff, but we are unlikely to see him concede to public pressure, says Alex Main of the Center for Economic Policy Research

Brazil’s Defiant Rousseff Takes the Stand, But Will Democracy Survive?

August 30, 2016

The Brazilian oligarchy is on the cusp of achieving its major objectives through the parliamentary coup says James Green, Professor of Brazilian History and Culture at Brown University

News Click

August 23, 2016
Under President Michel Temer, Brazil’s economic and political paralysis has deepened. With the Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote at the Senate planned for after the 2016 Olympics, the situation is rife with alarming possibilities. – A Joint TRNN and Newsclick Production

Brazilian Artists Speak Out Against “Coup” Government

June 30, 2016

In a nation-wide occupation movement, artists in Brazil fight the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff and lead a protest against newly instated right-wing government

Brazil: An Honest Politician Will Be Removed By the Most Corrupt says Legal Scholar

May 10, 2016

Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos says if the process moves to President Dilma’s impeachment, Brazil’s Supreme Court is able to intervene on procedural grounds but not on the merits of the case