President Michel Temer waves as he takes office before the plenary of the Brazilian Senate in Brasilia, on August 31st, 2016.  Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country’s presidency in an impeachment vote Wednesday and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer, shifting Latin America’s biggest economy sharply to the right. Photograph: Andressa Anholete/Getty Images

Michel Temer was sworn in as Brazil’s new president after Dilma Rousseff was ousted from office following a year-long fight that has split the nation(...)

Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff: Her impeachment, which she has dismissed  as a parliamentary coup, is expected to pass by more than the necessary two-thirds margin of the 81-seat senate. Photograph: Cadu Gomes/EPA

Brazil’s senators have begun the final phase of impeachment proceedings against left-wing president Dilma Rousseff as the nation’s chief justice warn(...)

A general view of a session of the senate over an impeachment trial of suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. Photograph: EPA

Brazil’s senate voted early on Wednesday to indict president Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws and put her on trial in an impeachment (...)