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Protests Over Rio Bus Commission: Daily

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – More than two hundred people protested outside Rio's city council in Centro against the CPI dos Ônibus - a parliamentary commission of inquiry into Rio de Janeiro’s bus licenses - during its first meeting yesterday, causing road closures and traffic jams on Thursday, August 15th.

The protests that started early in the morning blocked various streets around the city council and Avenida Rio Branco, creating traffic jams and chaos in the entire

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