A congressional committee has recommended the impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. This paves the way for a vote in the lower house on whether she will face trial. Rousseff is accused of manipulating government accounts.
Over a year after being ousted as Brazil's president by the legislature, Dilma Rousseff seeks reconciliation — not retribution. "We cannot promote revenge in the upcoming election," she told DW recently in Berlin.
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will launch impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday, according to a government source. The 93-year-old leader has ignored a deadline for him to step down.
Lawmakers have gathered in parliament as the ruling ZANU-PF party moves to start impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe. Earlier, Zimbabwe's ousted vice president urged the 93-year-old to step down.
Two former leaders of Brazil have been accused of running a criminal organization in a massive corruption scheme. The charges are part of an unprecedented crackdown on corruption in Brazil.
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