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Commuters Angered by Poor Service Set Fire to Train in Brazil

Passengers on a Rio commuter train set fire to one of the cars on Tuesday in protest against the bad service, Brazilian police said. continue reading »

Protesters Vandalize Banks in Sao Paulo

A group of some 400 protesters, marching through the Sao Paulo financial district along the downtown Avenida Paulista, vandalized more than 10 bank branches and a number of stores, authorities said. continue reading »

Brazil Faces Another Day of Nationwide Strikes and Standstill Traffic

Brazil on Thursday experienced more highway blockades and the paralysis of public transportation in some cities during the so-called "National Day of Struggle" called by unions to demand labor reforms. continue reading »

Trucker Killed Trying to Break Through Brazil Highway Blockade

A trucker who tried to break through a highway blockade set up by other drivers in southern Brazil died from being hit on the head by a hurled stone, local media reported Thursday. continue reading »

How Brazil’s Olympic And World Cup Dreams Turned Into A Nightmare

More than a million Brazilians flooded the streets of dozens of cities across the country, forcing major news outlets across the world turned their focus to Brazil all at once. continue reading »