Thirteen Brazilian cities, including São Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro, have been the scene of protests Saturday against the celebration of the World Cup to be held this summer in Brazil.
Sadly many media reports focused on the few violent eruptions; however in Curitiba, in the south of the country, hundreds of people took to the main streets to protest without altercations. Meanwhile, in Manaus, capital of Amazonas Brazil, more than 110 people protested peacefully against the World Cup as well as in the city of Goiania, in central Brazil.
Similar peaceful protests occurred in Belo Horizonte, attended by fifty people.
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More than 2,000 protesters took to the streets of Brazil’s largest city of Sao Paulo on Saturday to rally against the high cost of the World Cup, marking this year’s  first major protest against the tournament.
Demonstrators protested against the amount of money being spent on the new stadium, which they say should be used to invest in public services including transportation, healthcare, and education.
The protest was mostly peaceful, ending around sunset on Saturday [25 Jan 2014]. –rt.com