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Dilma’s Impeachment: LatAm’s Biggest Stories of the 2010s

December 03, 2019

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WHO WAS INVOLVED: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s president (2011-16); Michel Temer, then her vice president; Jair Bolsonaro, then an obscure right-wing congressman. 

WHAT HAPPENED: When Rousseff was reelected in October 2014 with 52% of the vote, hardly anyone imagined she’d be out of a job just two years later. But the tide turned quickly. Brazil entered a severe recession that was largely...

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