Little over eight months since they impeached their last president, now Brazil's Michel Temer is facing demands for impeachment and new elections amid a scandal around alleged illicit payments to a jailed politician.
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Brazil will host the World Cup this summer and, in 2016, the Olympics. And for Brazil's young adults, that makes this the perfect time to protest their country's lack of opportunities and crumbling infrastructure.
While Brazilian leaders are hoping the coming World Cup and Olympics will set the stage for the country’s coming-out party as an economic force to be reckoned with, young Brazilians tell a less promising tale. The youth unemployment rate is a formidable 15.6 percent. However, the larger problem for young people is actually underemployment. Working youth may be making a living, but they are not building careers.