Brazilian police fired tear gas and have arrested scores of protesters in the country's main city Sao Paulo when a march demanding free public transportation for students turned violent. The protest on Friday evening blocked key city streets and disrupted the public transportation system in the city of 11 million. Police reported the arrest of at least 78 people. Read full article
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The irony is Argentina wants bread and Brazil doesn’t want the circus :)Oct 26th, 2013 - 04:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
'Black Bloc members wear black hoods, T-shirts or scarves to cover their faces. They move in groups, and often break windows and attack police at otherwise peaceful demonstrations.'Oct 26th, 2013 - 07:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I'm glad the reporting is plainly distinguishing between the students with their specific grievance and the violent police-baiters.
My desire is to address the larger corruption issue, but I cannot blame the students from demonstrating to better their own situation.
The 'black' criminals may or may not be part of a corrupt group, but they are certainly criminal. They are baiting the police to react with their guns - to politicise an otherwise simply criminal issue.
Knowing these police, they will react eventually with lethal force; people both guilty and innocent will die, and Dilma will have new dimension to this transport/urban problem ... just before the presidential elections.
@1 Has anybody checked out whether these vandals are actually argies? After all, Brazil isn't too happy with argieland at present. All those impediments to trade. And then argieland is going to make sure Brazil loses all its preferential tariff rates with the EU. That's obvious. Argieland gets little because it's lying and untrustworthy. Damage its fellow LatAm countries so they get peeved as well. And this Black Bloc bunch. Don't they sound like La Campora with different underwear? La Campora like wearing underwear. Anonymity and they get to sniff as well. It's very important to grab these people and conduct autopsies. Then, after several days, the argies amongst them can be executed. Those who aren't argies can be tried for assisting a foreign power. If they are dead lucky (sorry!), they may survive to hear the verdict!Oct 27th, 2013 - 11:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
conqOct 27th, 2013 - 11:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Brazil is losing its tariff preferential because of it leaving the status of developing nation behind. According to Europe. The same with Argentina, regardless of how much that makes you cry...
@4 Oh no, wanker. I do think that every latam country should live in the real world. Without a single preferential anything. That includes urinating guay. Trade agreements? Forget it. Pay your way. Uruguay is now notorious. Breaches of the UN Charter by acting against the Falkland Islands. More breaches of the UN Charter by supporting argieshitland. What a shame that Uruguay has adopted argie shit attitudes. No need to avoid Uruguay. Let them die with the other argie war criminals.Oct 27th, 2013 - 12:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Conqueror, I am curious as to why you hate SA so much? It seems that something personally touched you.Oct 27th, 2013 - 01:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Comedian is a Nazi sought by the secret service of Israel.Oct 27th, 2013 - 02:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I wonder if it bother the Marxist Terrorists in charge that their own tactics are used against them?Oct 27th, 2013 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Why are they always protesting and rioting in Brazil? This time it is over free transportation....is it that bad? What will happen when the World Cup and then the Olympics arrive?Oct 27th, 2013 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Brazzie....your country should know a nazi fairly well, your country took in enough of them. I would consider calling someone a nazi judiciously because no one today comes close the that level of evil....maybe Saddam Hussein....or Ceausescu....or some in Africa.
His worldview is clumsy. His intelligence is null. His interests are in the intestines.Oct 27th, 2013 - 02:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I guarantee you will never conquer the world.
10. I see you are still using a poor translation web site.Oct 27th, 2013 - 04:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Chicken goes to home freely.
Comment removed by the editor.Oct 27th, 2013 - 04:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
My guess your interests are in the intestines.Oct 27th, 2013 - 04:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
The blue dog remains in place quietly.
Dog is dog forever.Oct 27th, 2013 - 05:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Are the monkeys smarter than the humans in Brazil?Oct 27th, 2013 - 05:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Do you use both your hands and feet to type?