Brazil’s first woman president refused to be bowed during a 14-hour Senate interrogation. She will be impeached anyway.
Claire Rigby is a freelance journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil, where she writes about politics, current affairs, art and travel for titles including the Guardian, New Statesman, the Los Angeles Times, Time Out and Art Review, as well as The Daily Beast. Previously based in Buenos Aires, she also produces radio reports for Monocle 24 and the BBC.
The impeachment process isn’t over, but the shape of things to come looks bad for Brazil’s female and black majorities.