Brazil: Protesters decry corruption, bad economy

Published August 19, 2015 by godshope1971

SAO PAULO: Brazilians took to the streets of cities and towns across the country on Sunday for anti-government protests being watched as a barometer of discontent with the increasingly unpopular President Dilma Rousseff.

Called mostly by activist groups via social media, the demonstrations assailed Rousseff, whose standing in the polls has plunged amid a snowballing corruption scandal that has embroiled politicians from her Workers’ Party as well as a sputtering economy, a weakening currency and rising inflation. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

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