Brazil: Protesters storm Congress seeking military rule

Brazil: Protesters storm Congress seeking military rule
 

Dozens of protesters demanding a military coup have forced their way into Brazil's lower chamber of Congress in the capital, Brasilia.
At least 40 demonstrators scuffled with guards and took over the podium as a session began on Wednesday.
Denouncing government corruption, they called for a return to military rule - which Brazil saw from 1964 to 1985.
In Rio de Janeiro, police fired tear gas at public sector workers protesting against cuts.
The protesters swept past security guards and smashed a glass door to get into the parliament chamber, where they shouted "general here, general... read more

 
17 November 2016 in World News, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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