By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Report
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — About one thousand protesters gathered on the main streets of Rio de Janeiro's downtown neighborhood yesterday to demonstrate against last week's R$0.25 increase in the city's bus fares. Demonstrators gathered in front of the Candelária church and marched down avenues Presidente Vargas and Rio Branco, located in front of Rio’s City Hall, at around 7PM Thursday evening.
The city of Rio de Janeiro . . .