A Very Brazilian Coup

Hallinan, Conn
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/06/03/a-very-brazilian-coup/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  03/06/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19505

On one level, the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff seems like vintage commedia dell’arte. For instance, the lower house speaker who brought the charges, Eduardo Cunha, had to step down because he has $16 million stashed in secret Swiss and U.S. bank accounts. The man who replaced Cunha, Waldir Maranhao, is implicated in the corruption scandal around the huge state-owned oil company, Petrobras.

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