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National Deputy and c0-founder of the Cambiemos coalition, Elisa “Lilita”Carrió, stuck to her word and filed today in the Chamber of Deputies a request to impeach Justice Minister Germán Garavano.

The request is unlikely to prosper, as it does not …

It was just a joke.

That’s what National Deputy Elisa Carrió said after she requested President Macri to remove Justice Minister Germán Garavano yesterday morning. This fallback, uncommon for the firebrand deputy, seemed to suggest that the Casa Rosada had …

After a year of Brazilian politics looking like a plotline from House of cards, the man many compare to the series’ main character Frank Underwood has finally met his political end.

The man cited as the architect for the …

Many Brazilians gathered to celebrate Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment with champagne and cake in one of Brazil´s most iconic areas, Paulista Avenue in São Paulo. They rejoiced over Rousseff ousting in front of the São Paulo Federation of Industries (FIESP), which …

Thirty-one years after Brazil’s dictatorship ended, today what seemed to be a consolidated democracy suffered a heavy blow when the first Brazilian woman ever elected president was ousted after a long and torturous impeachment process.  In the end, it …

When Dilma Rousseff was suspended from her presidential duties in May, the hope that she would ever return to power seemed to diminish by the day. Now, the Senate is getting ready to vote on her impeachment today and the …

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff did not mince words as she mounted her last defense before she will all but certainly be impeached from office, ending what has been a stream of constant attack by the media, judicial system and …

Nobody likes to be backed into a corner. But when Brazil’s famed ex-President Fernando Henrique Cardoso – or FHC as he is widely known – was invited onto Al Jazeera Network’s UpFront program to be interviewed by Mehdi Hasan last …

Brazil is slowly sinking beneath the weight of its enduring political turmoil — a situation only trumped in the continent’s total-implosion stakes by the sorry plight of Venezuela’s beleaguered government. In Acting President Michel Temer, the country now finds itself …

In a wide-ranging interview with Clarin, Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra addressed the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff calling the situation “distressing” to Argentina.

For the most part, Malcorra was circumspect with her comments, maintaining that the unfolding events …