December 13, 2017
Results for: impeachment
  • 12/05/2015 | Argentina

    Committee approves Fayt health evaluation

    The Lower House Impeachment Committee has approved a motion to begin evaluations on the health of Supreme Court justice Carlos Fayt, in order to determine whether the judge has the physical and mental capacity to continue in his post.

  • 26/05/2015 | Argentina

    Kirchnerite lawmakers call for SC 'ideological falsehood' probe

    The Victory Front's Lower House caucus has send a note to the Impeachment committee requesting a probe into the four members of the Supreme Court, accusing the body of ideological falsehood in the manner Ricardo Lorenzetti obtained re-election.

  • 05/05/2015 | Argentina

    FpV MPs move to discuss Fayt's impeachment next week

    Anabel Fernández Sagasti has assumed as the new head of the Lower House Impeachment Trial Committee, the Victory Front (FpV) party bloc announced vowing to start next week an impeachment process against Supreme Court justice Carlos Fayt.

  • 03/07/2014 | Argentina

    Pro-government lawmakers dismiss VP impeachment requests

    Pro-government lawmakers, who were majority at a Lower House committee debate today, dismissed the six impeachment requests against Vice-President Amado Boudou that followed his indictment in the Ciccone case.

  • 06/11/2014 | Argentina

    Council of Magistrates approves impeachment of controversial Judge Áxel López

    The Council of Magistrates has approved a motion to impeach Judge Áxel López, who has been the target of angry claims by several civil associations for ruling in favour of releasing recidivist rapists and murderers.

  • 03/12/2014 | Argentina

    No impeachment for judge Bonadío

  • 21/01/2013 | Argentina

    Necochea mayor suspended, pending impeachment

    The Necochea Municipal Council decided to suspend the city’s mayor, Horacio Tellechea, and scheduled a new session on February 8th to discuss his possible removal from office.

  • 05/11/2013 | Argentina

    Carrió renews impeachment demand against Lorenzetti

    Although Supreme Court judges have firmly ratifyied their full support to Ricardo Lorenzetti and rejected Elisa Carrió's 'pact' accusations, the UNEN opposition MP seems determined to move forward with the impeachment demand against the tribunal’s head.

  • 02/07/2014 | Argentina

    Impeachment requests for Boudou to be treated tomorrow

    The Victory Front (FPV) deputy caucus summoned the Impeachment commission for tomorrow  to analyze six requests against Vice-President Amado Boudou that followed his indictment in the Ciccone corruption case.

  • 16/12/2010 | Argentina

    Tension at the Legislature, opposition lawmakers leave session

    Tension mounted during the session at the Legislature where three Buenos Aires City legislators requested the impeachment of the Mayor, Mauricio Macri, and the Special Investigatory Committee could not present its conclusions on the espionage case.

  • 06/10/2011 | Argentina

    Judge Yalj shrugs off opposition calls for his impeachment

    San Martín federal judge Juan Manuel Yalj ratified that railway union leader Rubén “Pollo” Sobrero remains a suspect in the case investigating the burning of several trains in the Sarmiento line and assured that he will decide whether he will be indicted or not in ten days.

  • 08/12/2012 | Argentina

    Media Law: Gov't considers impeachment of judges

    A Kirchnerite senator warned today that judges who upheld an injunction request made by the media group Clarín on Thursday could be impeached.

  • 26/08/2014 | World

    Could Obama be impeached?

    Over the past months, a question seems to have taken media spotlight in the United States: could Barack Obama be impeached? Could the “leader of the free world” become the first president to be removed from the Oval office?

  • 17/04/2016 | Latin America

    Brazil Congress votes on Dilma's impeachment

    Brazil's lower house of Congress will decide whether to recommend impeaching President Dilma Rousseff on charges of manipulating budgetary accounts, in a vote that could hasten the end of 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule.

  • 18/04/2016 | Latin America

    Brazilian gov't vows to fight on after heavy impeachment defeat

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's government vowed on Monday to fight impeachment after the lower house of Congress delivered a humiliating defeat that paved the way for her likely removal from office months before the country hosts the Olympics.

  • 19/04/2016 | Latin America

    Rousseff warns her ousting would 'destabilize' Brazil

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff discussed with correspondents of the international press Sunday’s parliamentary vote to open impeachment proceedings against her, accusing the opposition sectors in that country of lying to society.

  • 16/08/2015 | Latin America

    Brazil protests aim to oust embattled President Rousseff

    Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered across Brazil to call for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, whom they blame for a vast corruption scandal and the economy's worst slump in a quarter century.

  • 30/03/2016 | Latin America

    Dilma says impeachment effort 'coup'

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called current efforts to impeach her in Congress a "coup" and said she would continue to fight for social programs despite an ongoing recession.

  • 15/04/2016 | Latin America

    Brazil's lower house opens Rousseff's impeachment debate

    Brazil's lower house today opened a three-day debate on whether to impeach President Dilma Rousseff on charges of manipulating budget accounts, after the government lost a last-ditch appeal before the Supreme Court to halt the process.

  • 21/06/2012 | Latin America

    Paraguay's president set for impeachment trial

    Paraguay's opposition-controlled lower house of Congress voted today to start impeachment proceedings against leftist President Fernando Lugo following a land eviction in which 17 police and peasant farmers were killed last week.

  • 22/06/2012 | Latin America

    Paraguay's Congress ousts Lugo, vice-president sworn in

    Paraguay's Congress removed President Fernando Lugo from officeafter a lightning-quick impeachment that he said was tantamount to a coup but pledged to accept.

  • 22/06/2012 | Latin America

    'I say farewell as Paraguay's President'

    Ousted Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo addressed thousands of citizens outside the the presidential palace and assured there a "coup against democracy. I do not answer to mafia, nor to drug trafficking."

  • 17/04/2016 | Multimedia

    Divided Brazilians rally

    Pro- and anti-impeachment protesters gathered in various parts of the capital of the country to make their way to the grassy esplanade in front of the Brazilian Congress. View photo gallery.

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