June 19, 2013
Scattered street demonstrations popped up around Brazil for a third day as protesters continued their collective cry against the low-quality public services they receive in exchange for high taxes and high prices.
Brazil’s government deployed special federal police on Wednesday to the five of the six cities where the Confederations Cup football tournament is being played to protect the competition’s venues.
The government reaction is notable given that the Confederations Cup is seen as a dry run for the World Cup next year.
This article was posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:54 pm