Protesters Take to the Streets in Brazil Against Rousseff

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Protesters took to the streets in hundreds of Brazilian cities on Sunday, August 16th to demonstrate against the Rousseff Administration and corruption, many calling for the impeachment of the President. The largest crowd was seen in São Paulo city, where official sources say more than 350,000 took to the streets. An independent polling institute estimated the number at 135,000. All protests were peaceful, according to local authorities.

With signs of “Fora Dilma” (Out Dilma Rousseff) and “Impeachment Ja” (Impeachment Now), hundreds of thousands of people came out . . .

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