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Sao Paulo Protests

Protests in Sao Paulo: For The Right Of Doing My Job

Amanda Previdelli | Posted 04.27.2014 | World
Amanda Previdelli

2014-02-25-SAOPAULOPROTESTS_originalprevidelli.jpg There is something very wrong with democracy when journalists are forbidden to cover police actions and protests. When journalists get beaten. There is something very wrong and especially sad, also, when journalists are struck by flares, stones, and become targets for protesters' violence.

90 Protesters Arrested During Clashes In Sao Paulo

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

One person was injured and 90 detained while trucks and buses were torched in Sao Paulo late Monday in renewed violence after police fatally shot a 17...

Teacher Protests Lead To Violence In Brazil

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO -- RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police and small groups of protesters clashed in Brazil's two biggest cities Tuesday night after the end of ...

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...

PHOTOS: The Miserably Long Commutes That Sparked Brazil's Protests

AP | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

SAO PAULO -- Chests squashed flat against backs, hours a day, every day. That's the daily commute for the 8 million citizens who ride the subway and b...

One Million Brazilians Hit The Streets


BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ended her near-silence about days of massive, violent protests, saying in a prime-time TV ...

Protests Rage In Brazil's Largest City

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

SAO PAULO -- Scattered street demonstrations popped up around Brazil on Wednesday as protesters continued their collective cry against the low-quality...