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Anti-World Cup Strikes Shut Down Brazil Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jun 5, 2014, 10:45 PM

Chaos has ensued in Brazil as Anti-World Cup strikes, riots and protests is ravaging the country.

According to the BBC News, "A public transport strike has caused traffic chaos in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, a week before it hosts the opening match of the World Cup."

Brazilians are expressing grave frustration over their government's major spending for World Cup stadiums.

As reported by the BBC, "Half of all underground stations were closed as transport workers walked out, demanding a 10% pay rise. Angry commuters stormed the Itaquera station, nearest the stadium where Brazil will play Croatia on 12 June."

The World Cup in Brazil appears likely to turn into a terrible public relations disaster for the nation.

To read the entire article from the BBC News, link here:

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