The PT government has tried to please the financial elites and gradually reduce poverty, but with public services in crisis, right-wing parties are attempting to use the public’s discontent to their advantage
Brazilian workers strike across the country in “Day of Social Struggle’ demanding specific reforms.
In Response to Protests, Brazil’s Congress Votes to Invest 100% of Oil Revenue into Education and Healthcare
President Dilma Rousseff conceded many of the demonstrators’ demands, and called for a national compromise to improve public services, by investing 100% of Brazil Oil revenues in education and health care.
Waves of protests continue in Brazil as demonstrators demand government take decisive action to address their demands
Salvador’s ‘Sleeping Giant’ awakens as city erupts in violence during FIFA confederation cup
More than a million people demonstrate in a hundred cities across Brazil, and raise new demands.
Nefertiti Altan contributed to this report
Brazil protest that began over increasing cost of public transportation continues to draw tens of thousands to the streets