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Brazil: Sao Paulo burns as police water-cannon shuts down anti-Temer demo01:50

Brazil: Sao Paulo burns as police water-cannon shuts down anti-Temer demo

Brazil, Sao Paolo
August 30, 2016 at 05:21 GMT -00:00 · Published

Police in Sao Paulo fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters demonstrating against Brazil's acting President Michel Temer, Monday, as suspended President Dilma Rousseff faces the final stages of her impeachment trial.

The impeachment trial has finished its fourth day, and a final vote on whether to remove Rousseff permanently as president is expected at some point later in the week. Former Vice-President Temer has been acting leader since Rousseff was suspended in May, with detractors blaming him and members of the Brazilian Senate for orchestrating what they and Rousseff have dubbed a 'coup'.

Brazil: Sao Paulo burns as police water-cannon shuts down anti-Temer demo01:50
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Police in Sao Paulo fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters demonstrating against Brazil's acting President Michel Temer, Monday, as suspended President Dilma Rousseff faces the final stages of her impeachment trial.

The impeachment trial has finished its fourth day, and a final vote on whether to remove Rousseff permanently as president is expected at some point later in the week. Former Vice-President Temer has been acting leader since Rousseff was suspended in May, with detractors blaming him and members of the Brazilian Senate for orchestrating what they and Rousseff have dubbed a 'coup'.

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