BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:06 A.M.) – Riot police clashed with anti-government protesters who took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

The protestors denounced social welfare reforms that are being implemented by President Michel Temer’s government.

Al-Masdar News explained on Wednesday that Temer, the son of Lebanese immigrants to Brazil, wants to cap the pension and raise the retirement age in a bid to improve the economy of Brazil, which is facing its worse recession in a century.

Meanwhile in Sao Paolo, tens of thousands of people flooded the centre of the city on Wednesday to protest against the social welfare reforms.

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Cyriak Papasissis
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2017-03-16 09:24

It is much more than social reforms at issue. Temer is , and most probably always was , an asset of the US government , a frequent visitor to the US embassy , an informer on the internal goings of the government of Brazil from his position as vice president. The Americans weakened this government of President Wilma Rousseff , they manufactured a scandal , the Globo TV network helped them cruccially spreading & magnifying the lies. They had conveniently the Maronite Christian Temer at the ready to ”legally” replace her. That was a virtual coup , a color revolution… Read more »

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2017-03-19 21:17

It’s clear that a pretty leftist south America greatly unpleases Washington as there is no left in the USA…