Brazil's senate vote to begin an impeachment trial against suspended President Dilma Rousseff is a turning point in the country's democracy.
On this edition of Global Journalist, a panel of Brazil experts debate and discuss whether Rousseff's impeachment is a step out of political crisis, or a step towards a constitutional abyss.
Joining us to discuss:
- Andrew Fishman, reporter for The Intercept in Rio de Janeiro.
- Anthony Pereira, director of the Brazil Institute at King's College London.
- James Naylor Green, professor of Brazilian history and culture at Brown University.
- William Michael Carless, senior correspondent for GlobalPost in Rio de Janeiro.