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Brazilian politician who led Rousseff impeachment is expelled from office

Posted by seumasach on September 13, 2016


13th September, 2016

Brazil’s political bloodletting claimed another high-profile victim on Monday when the lower house voted to expel its former speaker Eduardo Cunha for perjury, corruption and obstruction of justice.

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Washington’s dog-whistle diplomacy supports attempted coup in Brazil

Posted by seumasach on April 24, 2016

Huffington Post

22nd April, 2016

The day after the impeachment vote in the lower house of Brazil’s congress, one of the leaders of the effort, Senator Aloysio Nunes, traveled to Washington, D.C. He had scheduled meetings with a number of U.S. officials, including Thomas Shannon at the State Department.

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Hybrid war hyenas tearing Brazil apart

Posted by seumasach on April 19, 2016

Pepe Escobar


19th April, 2016

The gloomy and repulsive night when the female president of the 7th largest economy in the world was the prey of choice fed to a lynch mob of hyenas in a drab, provincial Circus Maximus will forever live in infamy.

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