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The impeachment process against Rio Governor Wilson Witzel

Despite saying we were going to take a break today, a national holiday, the news simply won’t stop in Brazil. Today, we analyze the impeachment process against Rio de Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel.

What will happen to Rio Governor Wilson Witzel?

Wilson Witzel had barely settled into his office as governor of Rio de Janeiro when he began planning his 2022 presidential campaign. Now, it seems that Mr. Witzel’s term might not even last until the end of the Covid-19 crisis, as state lawmakers voted 69-0 to open impeachment proceedings against him. Just two weeks ago, the governor was...

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