Dilma Rousseff, file pic
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Brazil impeachment: Who could replace Dilma Rousseff?

Brazil's lower house of Congress has voted for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff over fiscal irregularities.

The case against the president will now be sent to the Senate, which is expected to suspend her for six months, while it carries out a formal impeachment trial

With increasing division in Brazilian politics and wider society, who could replace Ms Rousseff? BBC News takes a look at some of the potential contenders for the top job.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 18 Apr 2016