Violence mars anti-austerity protests in Rio de Janeiro and São Paolo Play

Violence mars anti-austerity protests in Rio de Janeiro and São Paolo

Violence has erupted in many Brazilian cities after protests against planned austerity measures sparked outrage. Masked protesters torched buses and clashed with police.President Michel Temer wants to implement austerity measures to fight the countrys financial crisis. These include cuts to pensions and extending the retirement age. Labour unions called the first general strike in 20 years as a reaction to the cuts. Apr 29, 2017