Brazil president losing main bastion of support

Working class citizens withdraw support as corruption scandals involving leader's allies prompt calls for impeachment.

    Less than a year into her second term in office, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is fighting for her political survival.

    Corruption scandals involving many of her allies have prompted calls for her impeachment, as she rapidly loses support among working class voters who brought her to power.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Rio de Janeiro.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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