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  • Brazil House Speaker Annuls Presidential Impeachment Vote

  • Monday's request by Waldir Maranhao means the matter goes back to the Chamber of Deputies

Escena de una manifestación antigubernamental realizada poco después de que la Cámara de Diputados votase a favor de un juicio político en contra de la presidentade Brasil Dilma Rousseff el 17 de abril del 2016 en Río de Janeiro. La iniciativa pasa ahora al Senado. El COI dijo el lunes que el posible juicio político de Rousseff no debería afectar la realización de los Juegos OLímpicos de Río de Janeiro a mitad de año. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo), photo: AP/Silvia Izquierdo

09 of May 2016 09:51:58

RIO DE JANEIRO — The acting speaker of the lower house of Brazil's Congress has annulled last month's vote on impeachment, delaying the process against embattled President Dilma Rousseff.A Senate vote on whether to accept the impeachment process had been scheduled for Wednesday. But Monday's request by Waldir Maranhao means the matter goes back to the Chamber of Deputies.The reasoning for the decision was unclear.The decision is a huge victory for Rousseff, who faced suspension from office had the Senate taken up the matter and ruled against her.



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