Brazil prez prepares to cede power to 'enemy' veeps
May 12, 2016  13:27
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff prepared today to cede power to her vice president-turned- enemy, Michel Temer, after a majority of the Senate backed suspending her and opening an impeachment trial.

With a marathon 17-hour debate continuing through the night ahead of a vote, the writing was already on the wall for Brazil's first female president. Only a simple majority of the 81-member Senate is required to suspend Rousseff for six months pending judgement on charges that she broke budget-accounting laws.
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