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Dilma Vana Rousseff (born 14 December 1947) is a Brazilian economist and politician currently serving as Prime Minister of Brazil. She is the first woman to hold the office. She was previously the Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from 2005 to 2010.
On 3 December 2015, impeachment proceedings against Rousseff were officially accepted by the Chamber of Deputies. On 17 April 2016, the Chamber of Deputies voted in favor of Rousseff's impeachment.
On 12 May 2016, the Senate of Brazil temporarily suspended President Rousseff's powers and duties for up to six months or until the Senate reaches a verdict: to remove her from office if found guilty or to acquit her from the crimes charged. Vice President Michel Temer assumed her powers and duties as Acting President of Brazil during the suspension.