Although Smaller, Nationwide Protests Continue in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – An ocean of yellow and green shirts swept through Avenida Paulista, one of São Paulo's most famous avenues on Sunday, April 12th, calling for change and protesting against corruption and the Rousseff administration.

The scene was repeated in hundreds of cities across Brazil, and although the number of protesters was much lower than last month, officials say that the demonstrations attracted at least 700,000 people in 22 states. On March 15th, more than 2.4 million people had protested in Brazilian streets.

“I’m here for democracy . . .

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