Rousseff Impeachment Bid Filed as Crisis Hits New Stage

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  • Process requires action by the lower house and Senate
  • Rousseff is accused of doctoring 2014, 2015 fiscal accounts

Brazil's Real Suffers as Rousseff Risks Impeachment

A group of high-profile lawyers filed a request on Wednesday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, bringing closer a decision on her political survival as months of uncertainty have paralyzed Congress, rattled financial markets and deepened an economic slump.

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