The rallies late Thursday were part of a concerted attempt by Rousseff to turn the tide ahead of an impeachment vote over her alleged manipulation of government accounts to disguise the depth of Brazil’s recession during her 2014 reelection.
Further boosting Rousseff, her chief ally in the spiraling political crisis—fiery ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva—won a major court battle that removes him from the jurisdiction of a crusading anti-corruption judge.
source : the daiy sun
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