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Biggest protests in 20 years sweep Brazil

Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos
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Police arrest demonstrators for vandalism after one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Porto Alegre June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Vara

Police arrest demonstrators for vandalism after one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Porto Alegre June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Vara

Police arrest demonstrators for vandalism after one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Porto Alegre June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Vara
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A demonstrator holds a sign during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Sao Paulo June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator holds a sign during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Sao Paulo June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator holds a sign during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Sao Paulo June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Police arrest youths for vandalism during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Police arrest youths for vandalism during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Police arrest youths for vandalism during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos
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Demonstrators march during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Demonstrators march during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Demonstrators march during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos
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An injured demonstrator sits in a police van after he was arrested during a protest against the Confederation's Cup and the government of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

An injured demonstrator sits in a police van after he was arrested during a protest against the Confederation's Cup and the government of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

An injured demonstrator sits in a police van after he was arrested during a protest against the Confederation's Cup and the government of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Demonstrators face riot police during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belo Horizonte June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Pedro Vilela

Demonstrators face riot police during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belo Horizonte June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Pedro Vilela

Demonstrators face riot police during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belo Horizonte June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Pedro Vilela
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Demonstrators hold up signs and yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities outside the City Hall in Porto Alegre June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Vara

Demonstrators hold up signs and yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities outside the City Hall in Porto Alegre June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Vara

Demonstrators hold up signs and yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities outside the City Hall in Porto Alegre June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Vara
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Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Sao Paulo June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Alex Almeida

Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Sao Paulo June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Alex Almeida

Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Sao Paulo June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Alex Almeida
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Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem, Para State, June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Paulo Santos
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Police uses a baton to control demonstrators as they protest against the Confederation's Cup and the government of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Police uses a baton to control demonstrators as they protest against the Confederation's Cup and the government of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Police uses a baton to control demonstrators as they protest against the Confederation's Cup and the government of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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