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Protests erupt in Brazil after release of Rousseff-Lula recording

Demonstrators protest against corruption in front of Planalto Palace in Brasilia on March 16, 2016Brasília (AFP) – Protests have erupted in Brazil after a recorded phone call between President Dilma Rousseff and her once-popular predecessor was released, suggesting that she appointed him to her cabinet to spare him from arrest for corruption. Rousseff appointed Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as her chief of staff on Wednesday hoping that his political prowess can save her administration. The president is battling an impeachment attempt, a deep recession, and the fallout of an explosive corruption scandal at state oil giant Petrobras.

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