The Heat: Examining Brazil’s problems

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For the third time this year, Brazilians took to the streets in massive protests against the government and President Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff said she will not consider resigning despite an 8 percent approval rating, calls for early elections and her impeachment with some even urging military intervention.

Protests across the country signal growing unrest among the middle class about alleged corruption and lack of trust with the current government.

For the view on the ground, CCTV’s Lucrecia Franco joined The Heat.

Follow Lucrecia Franco on Twitter at @LucreciaFranco.

The Heat: Examining Brazil's problems

The Heat: Examining Brazil's problems

For the third time this year, Brazilians took to the streets in massive protests against the government and President Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff said she will not consider resigning despite an 8 percent approval rating, calls for early elections and her impeachment with some even urging military intervention.

To discuss Brazil’s political and economic situation:

Paulo Sotero, Daniel Bramatti and Bernardo Sorj on Brazil\'s problems Pt 1

Paulo Sotero, Daniel Bramatti and Bernardo Sorj on Brazil\'s problems Pt 1

For the third time this year, Brazilians took to the streets in massive protests against the government and President Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff said she will not consider resigning despite an 8 percent approval rating, calls for early elections and her impeachment with some even urging military intervention.

Paulo Sotero, Daniel Bramatti and Bernardo Sorj on Brazil's problems Pt 2

Paulo Sotero, Daniel Bramatti and Bernardo Sorj on Brazil's problems Pt 2

For the third time this year, Brazilians took to the streets in massive protests against the government and President Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff said she will not consider resigning despite an 8 percent approval rating, calls for early elections and her impeachment with some even urging military intervention