Path Olympic Torch is interrupted by demonstrations against Temer

The path of the Flame Games, Copacabana, He had to be changed and ended before reaching the site planned by the organization.
05/08/2016 14h48 - Updated 5/08/2016 14h50
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The path of the Olympic torch had to be changed in the early afternoon (5), Copacabana, because of a protest against the government of interim president Michel Temer, It is occupying a border, with hundreds of people. Organizers diverted the relay the edge into the neighborhood.

Several movements of society and trade unions protest with banners and signs in Portuguese and English, in front of the Hotel Copacabana Palace. There was a moment of tension, when the demonstration was prevented from advancing, until the torch left Copacabana.

The protest is organized by the People fronts Fearless, Brazil Popular and Socialist Left, in addition to the Plenary of Workers in Rio Fight and CSP-Conlutas.

Source: Agency Brazil

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