Protest march in Brazil ask for Dilma Rousseff´s removal from power

With cries of “Dilma get out” about 2,500 protesters marched this Saturday in Sao Paulo to demand the departure of President Dilma Rousseff of the power, who was re-elected last Sunday for a second term. This Saturday’s march had about 2,500 people, according to...

Marches in Brazil ask for the decriminalization of abortion

In Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro hundreds of people marched yesterday in favor of the decriminalization of abortion in Brazil. They criticize the large number of women who die in the country after undergoing abortions in clandestine clinics. “Our goal is that abortion is...

Riots and damage in Sao Paulo after defeat of the Brazilian team

At least 15 buses were torched in Sao Paulo and some fans were arrested in fights and riots after the defeat of the Brazilian team 7-1 against Germany in the semifinals of the World Cup Brazil 2014. In Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, the city where the match was held, some...

Police violence against protests in Brazil are criticized

Amnesty International (AI) and the Public Defender of Sao Paulo condemned the police violence with which were repressed demonstrators who protested last Thursday against the World Cup Brazil 2014. “We showed ‘yellow card’ to the military police of Sao Paulo. The...

Protests continued in Brazil despite the inauguration of the World Cup

Hours prior to the World Cup inauguration, protests and demonstrations were resumed in Sao Paulo, home of the opening match, against the event that has affected Brazil in recent months. Police dispersed the protesters with tear gas launches that did that made them quickly back...

Sao Paulo Metro resumed work after strike suspension

The strike by subway workers in Sao Paulo, which threatened to affect the opening of the World Cup, was averted yesterday, however employees of Rio de Janeiro airport declared a work stoppage of 24 hours in the main destination of fans traveling to Brazil. About 1,500 employees...

Strike at Sao Paulo Subway is suspended

The strike that paralyzed the Sao Paulo Subway was suspended this Tuesday, however union leaders warned that if their demands for higher wages are not met, they will call on workers to cease work on Thursday, the day of the World Cup opening in Sao Paulo. In a meeting hel...

Sao Paulo Metro continues paralyzed to three days to World Cup

The police in Sao Paulo dispersed protesters supporting the subway strike in Brazil this Monday with tear gas in another day of chaotic traffic, barely lacking three days of that this city received the inauguration World Cup. Around 25 police fired tear gas and sound bombs...
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