Brazil leader to 'fight to last minute' against impeachment

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on April 12, 2016Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff vowed Wednesday she will “fight to the last minute” against efforts to impeach her, despite key allies deserting her as she clings to office. Lawmakers will hold a crucial vote on impeachment proceedings against Rousseff in congress on Sunday. Pressure rose after two blocs in Rousseff’s ruling coalition announced on Tuesday they would vote to impeach her.

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