Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has been removed from office. She was blamed for wrongdoing to make the country’s economy look better than it actually was. She was suspended from the role of president in May, while a trial decided if she would continue or not. The decision is for her not to be the president. Brazil’s Vice President Michel Temer had stepped in as the country’s president, and will stay in that role till the next elections.
Brazil recently hosted a sporting event, the 2016 Summer Olympics. It is currently hosting another event, the 2016 Summer Paralympics. The Games started on September 7, and will end on the 18th.
One of Brazil’s landmarks is the statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro. Here is a video of the magician called Dynamo who did an act in front of the statue and another about the Paralympics.
Did you know?
Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world (by both area and population).
Image Credits: Agência Brasil for Rousseff’s image, Nico Kaiser for the image of Christ the Redeemer, https://www.paralympic.org for the Paralympic Games logo
Sources: https://www.paralympic.org, New York Times