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Brazilians March Against President Rousseff

August 17th, 2015

Episode 458 of 862 episodes

Thousands gather across Brazil calling for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Our South America business correspondent Daniel Gallas has been to meet protesters in Sao Paulo and told us more about the President's declining popularity. In Germany, MPs prepare to vote on the latest Greek bailout deal, as chancellor Angela Merkel again warns Athens there will be no debt relief. We get the view from Holger Schmeiding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank in Berlin. Vicky Pryce, chief economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research looks ahead to forthcoming announcements from the US Federal Reserve and the prospect of an interest rate hike. And Disney unveils plans to build two Star Wars themed entertainment parks - Entertainment Weekly's senior film writer Anthony Breznican was at the announcement in California. (Picture: Demonstrators in Sao Paulo. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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