Brazilians protest over transportation fare hikes

12 January 2018

Protesters thronged the streets of Brazil on Thursday to voice their concern over a hike to the cost of a ticket on the city's public transportation. The cost of a ticket on city public transit increased from $3 to $4 Brazilian Reais. The protest was organized by the "Free Pass Movement" and began in front of Sao Paulo's municipal theatre and proceeded through the Public Square.