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Brazil sees some of the largest antigovernment demonstrations in its history

Brazil sees some of the largest antigovernment demonstrations in its history

Some of the largest antigovernment demonstrations Brazil has seen took place Sunday, after long-standing accusations of corruption against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva crystallized into formal charges against him last week.

Lula was charged with money laundering and criminal misrepresentation last week. Though he denies any wrongdoing, the scandal now threatens to engulf his successor, President Dilma Rousseff.

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Hundreds of thousands gathered...

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