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Brazil's Rousseff May Appeal to Mercosur if Unfairly Impeached

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff denounced her impeachment as a "coup" to an international audience Friday, and said she would appeal to the Mercosur bloc of South American nations for Brazil to be suspended if democratic process is broken. "I would appeal to the democracy clause if there were, from now on, a rupture of what I consider democratic process," she told reporters in New York. Mercosur has a democratic clause that can be triggered when an elected...

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