Your Monday Evening Briefing: Ecuador, Immigration, Dilma Rousseff

April 18, 2016 10:10 PM

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Your Monday Evening Briefing: Ecuador, Immigration, Dilma Rousseff

1. Presidential candidates mostly concentrated on New York a day before the state’s primary. Donald J. Trump is well ahead in polls there, and Hillary Clinton has a smaller edge. Mrs. Clinton campaigned in Manhattan and Bernie Sanders in Queens. On the Republican side, Mr. Trump and John Kasich focused their attention upstate. But Ted Cruz chose to avoid New Yorkers (and their values) entirely. He campaigned in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

2. On Sunday night, Brazil responded to the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff as if it were a party; one lawmaker fired a confetti gun, and in cities across the nation, thousands took to the streets to celebrate. Monday brought a more sobering appraisal, as the country’s political and economic...

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