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Brazilians Protesters Call For President To Resign Over COVID-19 Response

Protesters in Brasilia rallied over the weekend to call for the resignation of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro has downplayed the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil, which has the world’s second-highest death toll.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with CNN international correspondent Matt Rivers.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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