Brazil Protests Persist After Sao Paulo-Rio Revoke Fare Increase


Riot police officers take their positions as protesters block an... News Photo2013 Brazil Protests,Bahia State,Brazil,Conflict,Corruption,Crisis,FIFA Confederations Cup,Hiking,Horizontal,International Match,International Team Soccer,Itapaiva Arena Fonte Nova,Match - Sport,National Team,Nigeria,Politics,Position,Protest,Protestor,Riot Police,Salvador,Soccer,Sports Activity,Stadium,UruguayPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPRiot police officers take their positions as protesters block an access to the Arena Fonte Nova Stadium in Salvador, Bahia --where Nigeria is to play Uruguay in a FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 football match-- during a protest of what is now called the 'Tropical Spring' against corruption and price hikes. Brazilians took to the streets again Thursday in several cities on a new day of mass nationwide protests, demanding better public services and bemoaning massive spending to stage the World Cup. More than one million people have pledged via social media networks to march in 80 cities across Brazil, as the two-week-old protest movement -- the biggest seen in the South American country in 20 years -- showed no sign of abating. AFP PHOTO / JUAN BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)