Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Thousands Protest in the Streets of Brazil for 3 days!!

Release of tapped phone calls between Lula and Rousseff sparks mass protests in Brazil

Protests – including this one at the Paulista Avenue in São Paulo – erupted after the release of secretly recorded phone calls between Lula and Rousseff. Photograph: Ricardo Nogueira/EPA

Earlier in the day, Lula was appointed cabinet chief in a controversial move that Rousseff said would strengthen her government, but which critics argued was an attempt to shield the former president, who is under investigation for corruption and money-laundering, from prosecution.

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