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15 Oct 2020 | 09:01 AM UTC

Brazil: Anti-corruption protests planned nationwide for October 18

Brazil News Alert

Nationwide anti-corruption protests scheduled for October 18

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/15/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/18/2020, 10:59 PM (America/Sao_Paulo). COUNTRY/REGION Brazil

Event

Anti-government protests are scheduled to take place throughout urban centers of Brazil on Sunday, October 18. The demonstrations are being organized by the Vem Pra Rua group to protest against corruption. Some of the larger demonstrations are set to take place at the National Theater in Brasilia, at Charles Miller Square-Pacaembú in Sao Paulo, and Toledo Barros Square in Limeira.  All demonstrations are scheduled to start at 10:00 (local time), and will likely be well attended. 

A heightened security presence and associated travel disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstrations.

Advice

Those in Brazil are advised to monitor the situation, avoid demonstrations and large scale gatherings, and heed any instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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