Brazil arrests lawmaker who championed Rousseff’s impeachment

Brazil arrests lawmaker who championed Rousseff’s impeachment

Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested Eduardo Cunha who was one of the country’s most powerful lawmakers and the architect of former president Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment until he became engulfed in corruption charges. “We can confirm that (Cunha) was detained in Brasilia,” a police spokesman told AFP. G1 news site published a copy of the arrest […]

Brazil’s Workers’ Party down, but not out, following Rousseff’s ouster

Brazil’s Workers’ Party down, but not out, following Rousseff’s ouster

Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT) is facing its worst-ever crisis in the wake of a long impeachment process that saw Dilma Rousseff removed from the presidential office on Thursday, but the party is unlikely to be going away anytime soon. After 14 years of uninterrupted rule in Latin America’s largest and richest country, the left-wing PT […]