Brazil's Political Turmoil Is Being Compared To 'House Of Cards'
After Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff appointed a former president accused of corruption as her chief of staff, protests erupted.By Melissa Prax | March 17, 2016
Brazil's latest political turmoil is causing widespread protests — and jokes.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff made former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva her chief of staff on Wednesday.
It's a move opponents call a poorly disguised attempt to protect Lula from the Petrobras scandal — a wide-reaching set of allegations involving bribes and kickbacks from the government-affiliated oil company.