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Fortunes Turn For Brazilian President Re-elected Last Year

Demonstrators rally to protest against the government of president Dilma Rousseff in Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo Brazil on  March 15, 2015.   (Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)
Demonstrators rally to protest against the government of president Dilma Rousseff in Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo Brazil on March 15, 2015. (Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

President Dilma Rousseff was re-elected president of Brazil in 2014, but 2015 is shaping up to be a bad year for her.

Her government is implicated in a scandal involving the government-owned oil company.

NPR’s South American correspondent Lourdes Garcia-Navarro joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to talk about the troubles facing Rousseff’s administration.

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