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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...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Around 2,000 residents of Rio de Janeiro's Complexo do Maré favela and hundreds of its supporters gathered on Tuesday to protest against the excessive police violence in their community, which...
By Maria Lopez Conde and Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a three-pronged plan to improve public services amid continued widespread demonstrations over the poor quality basic services and World Cup...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bus fares in Rio de Janeiro will return to R$2.75 after massive protests erupted across the country, mayor Eduardo Paes announced last night during a press conference in Rio’s Zona...

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