With Power Outages and Riots, Brazil´s Amapá State Resembles War Zone

The leadership of the Amapá police gave the go-ahead for the deployment of the riot squad against the protests, which have no clear leaders, as frustration boils over.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With no power, residents of Amapá's cities face rubber bullets and stun bombs. A wave of uprisings over the 6th day of blackout occurred in the peripheries.

On Sunday, November 8th, the federal government said that 76 percent of electricity had been restored, using a rotation system.

However, residents say that the service has failed to return at several points in the capital . . .

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