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Rioting and clashes with police in Sao Paulo and Rio to complain transport fares

Monday, January 11th 2016 - 14:09 UTC
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Brazilian riot police on Saturday evening fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a violent protest against a rise in public transport fares in the country’s largest city, Sao Paulo. Television images showed small groups of rock-throwing, masked youths clashing with police in the centre of the metropolis, amid burning piles of rubbish. Read full article

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  • Briton

    ,complain transport fares,
    et they destroy and damage busses trains and other forms of transport and public infrastructure,

    and then wonder why fares are up.

    what ever happened to walking...

    Jan 11th, 2016 - 02:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    About a normal Saturday at Sao Paulo by the look of it!

    Coming soon to everywhere else in the crooks paradise.

    Jan 11th, 2016 - 05:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    People are on edge..
    Marxists/Commies don't give up free $ without bloodshed

    Who in the world would go there during the Olympics?

    Jan 11th, 2016 - 06:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Why don't these ignorant, manipulated students and loser vandals go and smash the windows of the “Palacio do Planalto” in Brasilia, the fat cow's official residence ? After all, isn't she (along with the 9-fingered toad) responsible for all the current corruption schemes, inflation, and loss of jobs in Brazil ? It's is obvious that the PT and the commies are behind this movement, in order to take the public's attention off more serious issues.

    Jan 13th, 2016 - 05:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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