Brazil’s Independence Day Marked by Parades and Protests

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In several cities throughout Brazil today, Independence Day is being celebrated with military parades as well as protests against Michel Temer’s presidency. Parades featuring the country's armed forces are scheduled in most state capitals on Wednesday, but so are protests against the new administration.

In Brasilia, President Michel Temer attended the early morning parade to celebrate Independence Day. The President was met by a wave of applauses but also . . .

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