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Protests sweep Sau Paulo calling for Rousseff exit

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 00:54

Protesters in Brazil have taken to the streets calling for President Rousseff´s removal amid the country's largest economic and political crisis. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians flooded the streets on Sunday in the biggest ever protests calling for President Dilma Rousseff's removal, reflecting rising popular anger that could encourage Congress to impeach the leftist leader. The demonstrations were the latest in a wave of anti-government rallies that lost momentum late last year but have regained strength as a sweeping corruption investigation nears Rousseff's inner circle. Polling firm Datafolha estimated 500,000 demonstrators in Sao Paulo, the biggest rally in the city's history and more than twice the size of a major protest a year ago. The military police put the figure at 1.4 million at the height of the demonstration.

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Protests sweep Sau Paulo calling for Rousseff exit

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 00:54