Brazil: Dilma Announces Pact With Public Officials to Meet Demand of Protesters

Posted on June 22, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Conflicts, Corruption, Crime, Politics

On June 21, 2013, Terra reported that President Dilma responded to the increased use of violence in the protests, such as attacking public and private property, by promising a pact with governors and mayors to fulfill the demands of the protesters. This pact by the President will focus on three issues: that of public transportation, use 100 percent of oil royalties towards education, and the necessity to attract doctors abroad to help improve healthcare services in the country. Dilma also addressed that money from the public budget used for health and education has not been used to fund construction projects in anticipation for the World Cup in 2014. Read Article

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