• Categories
  • Archives

Students March in Brazil Against Corruption, But Pro Lula

Five thousand students with their faces painted green and yellow, are standing in front of the Cathedral of BrasÀ­lia, from there to move on to the Ministry of the Treasury and then to the National Congress.

According to the president of the National Students’ Union (UNE), Gustavo Peta, the expectation is for 10 thousand people to protest on the Esplanalde of the Ministries.


Peta said that the protest is in favor of political reform, the investigation of claims of corruption in the country, and changes in the countrys macroeconomic policies to permit social development.”


“We believe that the way out of Brazil’s political crisis has to deal with these items,” he said.


According to Peta, the protest represents the return of the black-faces and of mobilizations around the country. He pointed out that the protesters aren’t calling for President Lula’s collapse, because this would “open a space for the return of the right-wing.”


The protesters screamed slogans like “olé, olé, olá, the rightists want to return, coup is coup, and this is my fight.


As a result of the protest, traffic in the direction of the Esplanade was interrupted.


Agência Brasil

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Ads

You May Also Like

Brazil's Bosisio frigate

Brazil and US Join in War Games Off Argentina’s Coast

Until next Friday naval units from Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Spain and the United States ...

My 20 Years as a Brazilian Gringo

I’ve become much less American and much more Brazilian. Take my anti-U.S. imperialist sentiments, ...

San Francisco Offers Rare Glimpse Inside Brazilian Music in Documentaries

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in San Francisco  will screen this month ...

100 Birds Die in Brazil. Country on Alert for Bird Flu.

100 birds died of unknown reasons in a farm in the city of Volta ...

After Indian Is Murdered Brazal Talks About Resettlemant

Of December 25, Dgrvalino da Rocha, an Indian, was murdered in the region, exacerbating ...

Brazil Bestseller Paulo Coelho’s Latest Mission: Peace Messenger

Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian writer with international renown, has been appointed messenger of peace ...

Shut Up and Dance

Basic education in Brazil is in chaos. A little more than 30% of students ...

Brazilians Want Budgets Accountable for Social Goals

Social participation in the control and supervision of government spending is the purpose of ...

Best-seller Books, Plays and Movies

By Brazzil Magazine PLAYS RIO Opereta—O Homem Que Sabia Português (Operetta—The Man Who Knew ...

Brazil Sugar Industry Urges Europe to Stick to Export Commitment

UNICA, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, in a letter sent to Commissioner for Agriculture ...