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150,000 in Rio Oil Royalties Protest: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Authorities say some 150,000 people took to the streets in downtown Rio de Janeiro yesterday protesting against new legislation which is likely to take oil revenues away from oil-producing states, including Rio state. The protests – which centered on Cinelândia in central Rio – went off peacefully, police said, with no reports of rioting.

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