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Violent protests against Rio do Janeiro governor following Pope’s reception

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013 - 07:48 UTC
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Rio de Janeiro was the stage for violent protests centred at Palacio Guanabara where earlier in the day Pope Francis had been received by Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. The incidents occurred Monday night during a demonstration against Rio state governor Sergio Cabral which convened an estimated 1.500 people according to the police. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Welcome to Brazil, your holiness, do you like our show of Molotov cocktails especially for you?

    Rubber bullet exhibition up to your standard, compared with The Dark Country do you think?

    It is such a shame that Brazil manages to show itself in the worst possible light without even trying by the look of it.

    Jul 23rd, 2013 - 05:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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