NEWS
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri Jun 21, 2013 04:11 PM CDT

Brazilian Protests and Agribusiness

Over one million Brazilians hit the streets of 100 cities Thursday evening in the largest demonstrations in 20 years.

The protests were the biggest in a week of marches, leaving governors perplexed as to where this surge in activism came from.

What started as a small demonstration against bus fare hikes in Sao Paulo has morphed into mass protest over a dizzying array of issues from corruption, poor education and health and the rising cost of living, to more specific gripes such as the high cost of holding the soccer World Cup next year.

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