Right-Wing Comics, Young Libertarian Keep Protests Going In Brazil

April 13, 2015 8:56 AM

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We turn next to Brazil, a country embroiled in political unrest. Tens of thousands of people protested across the country yesterday, as they have for weeks. They're frustrated by an economy that's getting worse and a massive corruption scandal at the state-owned oil company. The protests are a problem for President Dilma Rousseff. A new opinion poll puts her approval rating at just 13 percent. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro was in Sao Paulo yesterday where she met some of the new faces of Brazil's latest protest movement.

LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, BYLINE: There were buses blasting rock music stationed every few blocks.

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