Brazil court suspends meeting on Silva’s Cabinet post

April 20, 2016 8:39 PM

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended a meeting that was to decide whether former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva can be his successor’s chief of staff.

The delay came three days after the lower house of Congress voted to begin impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. She is accused of using accounting tricks in managing the federal budget.

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