Brazil divided over Dilma Rousseff impeachment

Rival rallies staged across Brazil in favour of and against impeachment trial of country's first female president.

| Latin America, Brazil, Politics

Brazil's senators have voted in favour of Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial. It means Rousseff is suspended for six months while under investigation.

She is accused of illegally manipulating the budget in order to hide a growing deficit. 

Brazilians are divided over the process, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets in rival rallies.


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