Brazil’s lower house starts Rousseff impeachment debate

The lower house of Congress will vote Sunday on whether to impeach Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff
AFP

Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s lower house of Congress opened debate Friday on impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, ahead of a Sunday vote on whether or not to pursue the process.

Hours earlier the Supreme Court rejected a bid by Rousseff to have the impeachment proceedings suspended.

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