2013 Confederations Cup news

Massive protest planned in Brazil

June 24, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- About 100,000 people are expected Wednesday in a protest to demand better public services and to complain about the cost of the World Cup before Brazil plays Uruguay in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup.

Local officials have declared a holiday in Belo Horizonte and authorities say they are expecting confrontations with the demonstrators.

Belo Horizonte has had some of the most violent clashes between police and protesters since ...

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