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.

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

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

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

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