In Brazil Protesters Pro and Against Take to Streets to Remember 1964

The military take over of the government in 1964 was followed by a twenty-year period of military dictatorship in which there were no free, direct elections for President in Brazil.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Protestors for and against the celebrating March 31, 1964, as the day when Brazil’s military government was installed, took to the streets on Sunday to voice their opinion about what is known to be one of the country’s darkest periods.

Demonstrations, both for and against the date, were called after President Jair Bolsonaro approved a celebration speech of the military intervention to be . . .

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