Brazil's suspended president Rousseff launches online fightback

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff has been suspended as president pending impeachment proceedingsBrasília (AFP) – Critics branded her aloof and inaccessible in leadership, but since being suspended as president pending impeachment proceedings, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff is reaching out to the nation in a feverish online campaign. This week the 68-year-old leftist leader took to Facebook to answer users’ questions — taking the opportunity to lay into one of the men who got her suspended, the now acting president Michel Temer. Ahead of her suspension, media had painted a picture of a lonely and isolated Rousseff hunkering down in the presidential residence, where she is still allowed to live, as she prepared her defense against a Senate impeachment trial.

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