Brazilians Take to The Streets Demanding Reforms

Among the protesters' demands were congressional approval of Economy Minister Paulo Guedes’ social security reform and Justice and Public Security Minister Sergio Moro’s anti-crime bill.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Supporters of Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, took to the streets on Sunday to demand the approval of government proposals in Congress. President Bolsonaro celebrated the demonstrations' peaceful atmosphere on social media.

“I believe that Brazil is moving more and more towards the maturing of its democracy, with representatives who are sensitive to the aspirations of society,” said Bolsonaro on his Twitter account. "The peaceful character of today's actions translates the hope and confidence of the people for the commitment that we politicians have to the future of the . . .

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