Demonstrators want impeachment of Brazil president Dilma Rousseff

Police in Brazil's biggest city say over 2,000 people staged a demonstration demanding President's impeachment.

By: Associated Press | Sai Paulo | Published:November 2, 2014 3:30 am
Police in Brazil's biggest city say over 2,000 people staged a demonstration demanding President's impeachment. Police in Brazil’s biggest city say over 2,000 people staged a demonstration demanding President’s impeachment.

Police in Brazil’s biggest city say more than 2,000 people staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.

Participants in Saturday’s rally in Sao Paulo claim Rousseff knew of a scheme that siphoned money from the state-owned oil company Petrobras and funneled it to the governing Workers’ Party.

A convicted money launderer has told investigators that the Workers’ Party benefited from the scheme and that Rousseff had direct knowledge of it, though he has so far offered no proof. The president has strongly denied the accusations.

Rousseff was re-elected last Sunday with 51.6 percent of the votes against 48.4 percent for center-right challenger Aecio Neves.

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    Edersandro Lopes
    Nov 2, 2014 at 12:00 am
    The demonstration is not for IMPEACHMENT but for a Military Intervention ! The electronic ballot boxes used in the elections were manited ! Some were recorded on video voting by themselves other cases people came to vote but the vote had already been cast by the machine ( This happened to a news reporter ! ) . The So called workers party also used scare tactics like saying the opposing candidate would " remove all their benefits if he win the election " .Things like that are forbidden in Brazil .The main problem is that the Chief of the TSE ( supreme electoral tribunal ) , Jose Antonio Dias Toffoli , is an ally and former lawyer to the workers party . The w electoral process has been equipped to guarantee the workers party victory .That calls for a Military Intervention !
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    Edersandro Lopes
    Nov 2, 2014 at 12:00 am
    The demonstration is not for IMPEACHMENT but for a Military Intervention ! The electronic ballot boxes used in the elections were manited ! Some were recorded on video voting by themselves other cases people came to vote but the vote had already been cast by the machine ( This happened to a news reporter ! ) . The So called workers party also used scare tactics like saying the opposing candidate would " remove all their benefits if he win the election " .Things like that are forbidden in Brazil .The main problem is that the Chief of the TSE ( supreme electoral tribunal ) , Jose Antonio Dias Toffoli , is an ally and former lawyer to the workers party . The w electoral process has been equipped to guarantee the workers party victory .That calls for a Military Intervention !
    Reply