BRICS Report: Calls for early vote emerge before 2018 elections

Calls for early elections have emerged in Brazil as frustrations grow about rampant corruption and service delivery shortcomings.

702's Bruce Whitfield spoke to Professor Lyal White from the Gordon Institute of Business Science regarding the development unfolding in the Latin American country.

Former president, Dilma Rouseff, was removed from her position after an impeachment vote against her earlier this year.

According to polls, 53% of Brazilians want early elections before 2018 and 90% don't want Congress to choose a president for them.

Prof Lyal White, GIBS

Listen to the interview below:


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