Brazil president in last-gasp appeal against impeachment

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia on May 10, 2016Brasília (AFP) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched a last-minute bid Tuesday to block impeachment proceedings against her in what could be her final hours in power. If Brazil’s first woman president is pushed out, her vice president-turned-enemy, Michel Temer, will take over. Ever-defiant, Rousseff made a fiery last stand ahead of the Senate session, vowing to serve out her full term.

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