President Michel Temer was formally charged by Brazil’s top federal prosecutor claiming “he fooled Brazil’s citizens”, deepening his political woes.
With the president focusing his energy on repelling allegations of ties to Russia, Republicans are worried about delay in important day-to-day legislation.
President Temer’s fight to continue as president will drain resources and delay Brazil’s efforts to stabilise its economy.
Brazil’s political crisis is spiralling to a new level amid the release of recordings that allegedly caught the president authorising a bribe. Fixing this mess will take more than a personnel change.
The investigation raised the possibility of Brazil seeing a second president fall in less than a year, with Brazilian financial markets tumbling on doubts.
In the wake of controversies surrounding Trump, bettors on both sides of the Atlantic have been placing bets on whether Trump will be impeached or not.
“I am sorry to the people of the country,” Choi was quoted as saying by opposition Democratic Party MP Sohn Hye-won.
Chung, an equestrian athlete who competed in the 2014 Asian Games and won a gold medal in a team competition, sparked public ire earlier this year when it emerged that she had received special treatment from the prestigious Ewha Womans University.
South Korea’s embattled President Park Geun-hye faces a pivotal week, with an effort to impeach her gaining support from within her own party.
The People’s Party will start collecting signatures for an impeachment motion against the president, while the main opposition Democratic Party will review the conditions for impeachment.
Thursday’s session, presided over by the SC Chief Justice, heard witnesses for and against Rousseff who is charged with breaking budget laws.
Brasilia: Brazil’s Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to put President Dilma Rousseff on trial for breaking budget rules, amid expectations she will become the country’s first leader in more than two decades to be removed from office. If her opponents garner a simple majority of the 81 […]
Mercosur has a democratic clause that can be triggered when an elected government is overthrown in any of its member states, as happened in Paraguay in 2012.
If the Senate votes by a simple majority to accept the case next month, as is expected, Rousseff would become the first Brazilian leader to be impeached for more than 20 years.