200,000 Protest in Rio for Oil Royalties

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An estimated 200,000 people have taken to the streets of Rio in a mass protest demanding Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff veto a bill which would change how oil royalties are shared throughout the country. The bill is designed to take revenue away from the oil-producing states of Rio, São Paulo and Espírito Santo and redistributing it . . .

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