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07 Aug 2019 | 04:09 PM UTC

Brazil: Demonstrations planned in Brasília August 7-8

Brazil News Alert

National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) to stage demonstrations Brasília August 7-8; associated demonstrations and disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/7/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/8/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Sao_Paulo). COUNTRY/REGION Brasília

Event

The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) is slated to stage demonstrations in Brasília on Wednesday, August 7, and Thursday, August 8, in support of three bills under consideration by the national legislature. Demonstrators are expected to gather outside the National Congress building. Localized transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are possible near any protests. 

Context

The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) is rallying in support of a Bidding Law, the so-called Kandir Law, and a tax bill. 

Advice

Individuals in Brasília are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized disruption and a heightened security presence in the event of any demonstrations, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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