Monday, April 11, 2016

Brazil committee votes 38 to 27 in favor of Dilma Rousseff's impeachment

Brasília (AFP) - A congressional committee on Monday recommended impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, setting the stage for a crucial vote in the lower house to decide whether she should face trial.

The committee voted 38 to 27 in favor of Rousseff's ouster. Both sides yelled slogans and waved placards as the vote was completed after hours of bad-tempered debate ....