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Brazil braces for waves of Cup protests

Members of social movements protest against the upcoming FIFA World Cup, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 4, 2014With a week to go before the World Cup kicks off, Brazilian authorities are bracing for waves of public protests over the cost of staging the event. Caught out by the scale of demonstrations which accompanied last year’s Confederations Cup dress rehearsal event, authorities have made detailed plans to counter anything from street protests to full-blown terrorist attacks. “We are ready,” government state secretary for major events Andrei Rodrigues told AFP. In addition, 120 police officers from 40 countries will collaborate with the Brazilian authorities as they jointly collate and assess intelligence.

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