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Protester Conflicts Lead Brazil to Clear Congress Lawn

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – To maintain public order and citing security issues, the Presidents of Brazil’s Senate and Chamber of Deputies as well as the governor of Brasília announced Thursday afternoon that demonstrators camped outside Congress have 48 hours to leave the premises.

According to Senate president Renan Calheiros, Chamber president, Eduardo Cunha and Brasilia’s governor, Rodrigo Rollemberg, the scuffle which occurred on Wednesday between participants of the National . . .

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