Brazil: Riots on protests against World Cup 2014

Big protest all over Brazil against WC2014.

Major protests have been held in cities across Brazil over rising bus fares and the cost of staging the 2014 football World Cup - with Brazilian media putting the number of demonstrators as high as 230,000.

The main demonstrations in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasilia, Belem, Belo Horizonte, Salvador and elsewhere started peacefully but several led to clashes with police and arson attacks on cars and buses.

Many people were injured by police rubber bullets.

People in Brazil don't have jobs, schools, health care and their government is spending money on new stadiums...

 

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