Brazil: Thousands of people participated in anti-government march

Brazil: Thousands of people participated in anti-government march -

Protests against the government and corruption gathered on Sunday more than a million people in some 50 cities in 23 states, including Alagoas, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Goias, Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul and Rio de Janeiro.

Only in Sao Paulo, the largest Brazilian city, police estimated at one million the number of people attending the demonstration that occupied the central Avenida Paulista, in an act that meeting people of all ages. Many expressed dissatisfaction with the economic situation of the country and demanded the need for political reform.

"It's just that Brazil indigne" said the designer Lia Marques, 52. Many demonstrators carried signs reading "Get out Dilma."

major demonstrations were also recorded in the Paulistas cities of Campinas, Aracatuba, São José do Rio Preto, Presidente Prudente, Piracicaba, São João da Boa Vista, Indaiatuba , Valinhos, Mogi das Cruzes, Araçatuba, Sertãozinho, Franca, Ribeirão, Jacarei, Rio Claro, Jundiaí and Itu.

the Minister of Justice and the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Jose Eduardo Cardozo and Miguel Rosetto , they assessed the demonstrations as "democratic". According to Cardozo, "confirm that Brazil is experiencing a democratic state that accepts the divergence, the existence of contrary views, and is far from any coup alternative."

Rossetto said that many of the people who attended the marches Sunday are voters who did not support the president Dilma Rousseff in the last election in October.

at least 45,000 people attended the protest in the central area of ​​Brasilia and other 25,000 it did in Belo Horizonte, according to police in protests called by various groups through social networks that were supported by opposition parties.

in Rio de Janeiro, about 15,000 people gathered in front of the Copacabana beach, in a rally in which they asked president Dilma Rousseff leave the government and made criticism of the ruling Workers Party (PT) . In Rio, the far-right deputy Jair Bolsonaro was booed when he tried to make a speech to the assembled crowd. "No politician is going to rise to the sound truck," said one of the organizers of the legislator, who seeks to initiate a process of political support for the president of Brazil judgment.

Many protesters wore shirts with colors Brazil flag or slogans against the government and corruption. Also were carrying flags and posters with orders politician President Rousseff trial.

The demonstrations were convened by groups such as Vem Pra Rua (see Street), Limpa Brazil, Movimento Brasil Contra Corrupção, Movimento Brasil Livre , Diferença É or Sinal for Mudar or Brazil and Brasilia Forum.

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