The impeachment crisis has paralyzed activity in Brasilia, just four months before the country is due to host the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and as it seeks to battle an epidemic of the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in newborns.
Lula will become Rousseff’s chief of staff as Brazil’s political crisis appears to be reaching a head. His new job will also provide temporary protection from arrest on corruption charges.
Eduardo Cunha — the speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress who wants to see President Rousseff impeached —is under pressure over his alleged role in a major kickback scheme in the state-owned oil company Petrobras.
In the five years since the disaster, a wave of migrants has turned from traditional destinations toward a country where no more than a few hundred Haitians resided before 2010.
Recent marches in São Paulo and elsewhere indicate difficult times ahead for Rousseff, who lacks support in the National Congress and has only limited backing from the left.
Pablo "Bebote" Alvarez told VICE News his deportation won't faze him. He'll be at the final against Germany, the hooligan leader said.
Some 20,000 Haitians in search of a better life have passed through a camp near Brasiléia, where conditions have recently deteriorated.