Protests Against Spending Limit Bill Erupt Across Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A wave of protests erupted on Friday (November 11th) morning in several states in Brazil against the proposed bill by the federal government which limits public spending for the next twenty years. At least six states registered demonstrations that have blocked roads and major highways. This is the second large protest against the bill in less than a month.

In São Paulo state, drivers had a difficult time reaching São Paulo city with demonstrators blocking Via Anchieta, one of the main highways which connects the capital to the . . .

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