Home / World

Rousseff impeachment trial opens

By Agencies in Brasilia | China Daily | Updated: 2016-08-27 08:19

Senators launched the impeachment trial of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday, expected to end 13 years of her party's rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

The warm vibe of the Rio Olympic Games has faded and tension returned as the emotionally charged affair nears its climax, with Rousseff facing removal from office within days.

Chief justice Ricardo Lewandowski declared the trial open and later briefly suspended it as senators yelled at each other while debating procedural matters.

Rousseff impeachment trial opens

Today's Top News

Editor's picks

Most Viewed

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349