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  1. News - World - BRAZIL

    Marina Silva new Socialist candidate in Brazil presidential poll

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... of rubber tappers in the Amazon, she only learned to read and write at 16, the start of a meteoric rise to become a leader of the country's environmental movement. The PSB party president, ...

  2. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil police clash as anti-World Cup protesters call for better public services

    Posted May 16th 2014, 05:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sao Paulo Protesters and police clashed in Sao Paulo on Thursday, as demonstrations against the World Cup and rallies calling for improved public services erupted in several Brazilian cities. Officers in Brazil’s largest city fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who set piles of trash alight to barricade a central avenue. Demonstrators blasted ...

  3. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil protesters disappointed with low turnout at Independence Day rallies

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 11:16am by AFP

    ... were detained. Police chased several protesters who escaped through side streets, shooting rubber bullets, according to G1. At least one bank branch near the demonstration was vandalized. ...

  4. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil’s social unrest easing but turning more radical

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro Radical groups are increasingly resorting to violence The massive street demonstrations that roiled Brazil last month have eased but more radical groups are coming to the fore and resorting to violence. Late on Tuesday, police used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse about 50 extremists who went on the rampage in Sao ...

  5. News - World - BRAZIL

    Anti-government protests in 80 cities across Brazil

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... demanding improved public services and an end to corruption faced tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets. At least one protester was killed in Sao Paulo state after a car rammed into a crowd ... in the crackdown, too, as police fired tear gas canisters into their midst and at times indiscriminately used pepper spray. Thundering booms echoed off stately colonial buildings as rubber bullets ...

  6. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil president Rousseff tries to appease protesters

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... an increase in bus and subway fares. But they quickly ballooned into a national movement after police fired rubber bullets at protesters in Sao Paulo last week in clashes that injured more than 100 ...

  7. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazilians fill streets with protests and violence

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 09:35am by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... troublemakers on their motorcycles. Thundering booms echoed off stately colonial buildings as rubber bullets and the gas were fired at fleeing crowds. At least 30 people were injured in Rio, including ... attacked around the capital’s central esplanade. There, too, police resorted to tear gas and rubber bullets in attempts to scatter the crowds. Clashes were also reported in the Amazon jungle city ...

  8. News - World - BRAZIL

    Biggest protests in 20 years sweep Brazil

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 10:27am by Reuters

    ... the demonstrations. The biggest crackdown happened on Thursday in São Paulo when police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes that injured more than 100 people, including 15 journalists, some of whom ... first described the protesters as “troublemakers” and “vandals”, to order police to allow Monday’s march to proceed and not to use rubber bullets. The protests are shaping up as a major ...

  9. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil struggles to avoid World Cup, Olympics defeat

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... when police and soldiers used tear gas, shock grenades and rubber bullets to break up almost daily demonstrations. Tear gas wafted through the Maracana stadium during the tournament final ...



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