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By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As many as 100,000 protesters took to the streets of both São Paulo and Rio last night, as well as tens of thousands in other cities in Brazil – including...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - At least 235 people have been arrested and 55 injured as violence took over the streets of central São Paulo last night, after a fresh protest against a recent hike...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fresh protests against a rise in bus fares in Rio have led to at least 31 students being arrested on Monday evening, after demonstrators clashed with riot police. Police...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SANTA MARIA, BRAZIL – Arrests have been ordered for four people after a tragic fire at a nightclub in Santa Maria, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The flames...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Special divisions of Rio de Janeiro’s Polícia Militar (Military Police, PM) have seized arms and drugs, as well as making over fifty arrests, in the second day of a...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The first day of the police and firefighters’ strike in Rio passed in relative peace. Businesses and shops were open as usual, and the feeling on the...

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