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With Tacit US Support, Brazil's Right-Wing Senate Ousts First Female President, Dilma Rousseff

As expected, Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to impeach suspended President Dilma Rousseff.

The 61-20 vote to oust her from office means an end to 13 years of rule by the Workers' Party and the completion of her term by conservative Interim President and former Vice President Michel Temer, who, as the Guardian reports, "was among the leaders of the conspiracy against his former running mate."  Read more.


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