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Rio Protests

Police Clash With World Cup Protesters

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 15 (Reuters) - Police blocked a small group of anti-World Cup protesters who were trying to reach the Maracana stadium in Rio de ...

LOOK: The News You Missed From Latin America Last Week

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.18.2014 | Latino Voices

Venezuela saw a long week of opposition protests that got deadly when gunmen attacked opposition demonstrators who had been sparring with security for...

Violent Clash Erupts In Rio Over Bus Fare Hike

AP | RENATA BRITO | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police and protesters violently clashed in Rio de Janeiro's main train station Thursday in a demonstration against a 10-cent h...

Mass Protests Mark Brazil's Independence Day

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to scatter anti-government protesters who interrupted an independence day military para...

Protests Target Confederation Cup Final In Brazil

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- More than 5,000 anti-government protesters marched Sunday near the Maracana stadium before a major international soccer match, venti...