Ousted Brazillian president
Ousted Brazillian president

Brazil’s Senate has voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget.

It puts an end to 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers’ Party. Ms Rousseff denies the charges.

READ ALSO  Cleanse White House of "Obamaevil," IPOB advices Trump

Sixty-one Senators voted in favour of her impeachment and 20 against, meeting the two-thirds majority needed to remove her from the presidency.

READ ALSO  Fidel Castro to be cremated, brother confirms

Acting President Michel Temer will serve out Ms Rousseff’s term, which ends on 1 January 2019.

READ ALSO  Plateau remains home for all - Gov Lalong

Mr Temer, from the centre-right PMDB party, is expected to be officially sworn in later on Wednesday.