Temer’s Brazil

Highly interesting thoughts on the Rousseff coup; I know she wasn’t terrific for Indigenous groups in Brazil, but at least her election was democratic.

One of the things that distinguishes impeachment in Brazil compared to the US is what the president does during the hearing. Whereas in the US, a president facing impeachment continues to serve as president, in Brazil, the president is removed from office for 180 days, and the Vice President becomes President. In this context, then, […]

via Early Thoughts on What a Temer Administration Looks Like — Americas South and North

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