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Students Protest in Rio Against University Budget Cuts

By Harold Emert

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Angered that their federal universities will receive budget cuts of over 30 percent, Brazilian educators, scholars and students are reacting this afternoon with protests.

Held back by police in Rio's north zone in front of the Military College where President Jair Bolsonaro visited to celebrate the Institution's 130th birthday Monday morning, hundreds of high schoolers were joined by university students and teachers, booed and held their . . .

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