What is this current uprising all about and the two things I believe fueled the fire? Let's start with the the fueling of the fire and the first one has to do with the police. Remember how Brazil was a military state. It is common knowledge that many police and military personnel during this time took advantage of their power and acted violently towards the citizens they were suppose to protect. When a small group of protesters gathered in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to voice their opinion about the hike in public transportation, they were met by
Some of the people protesting are doing so because of pending legislation before the government of
I know some of my friends back in the USA the past couple of weeks have asked just what is going on in Brazil so I thought I must at least give my perception. I believe it is a huge challenge for the government of Brazil to make things happen over the next year or we will see larger protests during the 2014 World Cup. Time will tell.