April 21, 2016
Turns out that in Brazil, machismo no longer has a free pass.
“I've seen this pattern before in Brazilian politics,” he said. “There's a herd mentality that doesn't take account of the complexity and unpredictability of political processes in Brazil.”
April 19, 2016
But for those who watched the impeachment hearing, the truly shocking part was witnessing the parade of outrageous, vitriolic moments throughout the hearing. By all accounts, it was a parade of horribles.
All over the country, Brazilians gathered in private homes to watch the vote, or sat on blankets in the streets in front of large TV screens streaming the event.
April 18, 2016
Three-hundred-forty-two out of 513 votes were needed to move her impeachment for fiscal irresponsibility forward. That threshold was passed shortly after 11 p.m. Brasília time Sunday.
April 17, 2016
Teams: President Dilma Rousseff x Brazilian House of Representatives
Match date: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Kickoff: 1pm Miami, 2pm Brasília
Duration: Unknown, but might be hours, as 342 Congressional votes are needed to impeach Rousseff
At Stake: Democracy
April 16, 2016
The run-up to the impeachment proceedings on Sunday against President Dilma Rousseff has taken on the air of an imminent World Cup final.
April 15, 2016
Political turmoil be damned: when it comes to the Olympics, the show must go on.
April 12, 2016
'Will Smith was by all accounts enjoying life, just like Cardell Hayes would have been with his new load of settlement cash; two big men flying high around town in big cars.'