It's a fascinating time to be in Latin America. Here in Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff is inching closer to impeachment, which has citizens split on whether it will help the struggling economy or put a more dishonorable leader into power.
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It is public knowledge that Brazil is experiencing one of its deepest crisis with politics and economics since the return of democracy, some 30 years ago. And all this in a year when the country welcomes the next Olympic Games.
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