The Los Angeles Times quotes Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Deputy Director Jason Marczak on the political implications of Brazil’s Petrobras corruption scandal and what it means for President Dilma Rousseff moving forward:

“Dilma’s government is facing a significant crisis at the moment, which was made clear when over a million people took to the streets last month and hundreds of thousands did the same this Sunday denouncing her government and corruption,” said Jason Marczak, deputy director at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center in Washington.

“She has tried to counter with a series of anti-corruption measures, but the scandal has implicated members of her multiparty congressional coalition, and it’s unlikely that she’ll be able to move forward now with this project or any other major legislation,” Marczak said. “She has very little political capital. The Petrobras scandal is dominating everything.”

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