The world may be watching the Olympic spectacle in Rio de Janeiro, but many Brazilians are following an entirely different drama. In May 2016, the Brazilian Senate voted to continue impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. The final vote will take place in the last week of August, and it seems almost certain that the president will be impeached for fiscal crimes, falsifying public accounts, and budgetary mismanagement.
The Good News From Brazil
By: Article by Alston, Melo, and Mueller
Tuesday, August 09, 2016