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Speaker threatens Bolsonaro impeachment ahead of leadership vote

This week, we look ahead to today’s congressional leadership votes, with the outgoing Speaker threatening to launch an impeachment process against Bolsonaro. Truckers’ strike leaves the population on alert. Brazil’s vaccination efficiency.

Isolated in congressional race, Speaker threatens to launch impeachment

Today, Brazilian lawmakers will elect a new House Speaker and Senate President. While these votes are often highly unpredictable right up to the last second, as it stands, President Jair Bolsonaro is set for his biggest political win since 2018, helping two allies to victory in both congressional chambers: Arthur Lira in the lower house, and Rodrigo Pacheco in...

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