Protests Resumed Ahead of Confederations Cup Final.

Protesters March Peacefully to March Venues.
Protesters March Peacefully to March Venues.

Protests have resumed in Brazil ahead of the Confederations Cup final between the hosts and Spain.

Despite the presence of huge security in Rio de Janeiro, thousands marched towards the iconic Maracana stadium.

Reports claim Brazil president Dilma Rousseff will not grace the final match of the tournament. She was booed as he opened the tournament two weeks ago.

The protests started nearly a month ago, sparked by transport fare rises, but have encompassed a wide range of issues as the masses now seek for a systemic change.

Chiefly, there are grievances over the high costs of staging the World Cup, corruption and demands for better health, education and transport.

Earlier on Sunday group demonstrators tried to storm a Brazilian Football Association (CBF) Building.

They demanded the resignation of CBF’s president, Jose Maria Marin, accused of incompetence, and criticised the 2014 World Cup local organising committee.

But police kept them back and the group outside the building.


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