Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Pope feels the heat in Brazil

MASKED protesters fought bloody street battles with police as Pope Francis, right, arrived in Brazil yesterday.

pope, brazil, rio de janeiro, visit, protest, £34m, roman catholicThe Brazilian government has spent £34m on the Pope's week-long visit
Dozens were hurt as demonstrators lobbed firebombs and officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets to control the crowds in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilians are furious at their government for blowing £34m on the Pope’s seven-day visit while failing to tackle corruption, unemployment and reckless spending.
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