Civil Unrest Rio de Janeiro Brazil over increase in transportation price hikes

Posted on February 6, 2014 • Filed under: Brazil, Tourist Warning reported that Brazilian police have clashed with hundreds of people protesting against the rise in public transportation fares in Rio de Janeiro. On Thursday, police and protesters violently clashed in the city’s main train station. The protest came after the mayor of Rio announced a ten percent rise in bus fares from February 8. Read Article

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