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National protest erupts over Brazil's education cuts

A man carrying a flag with the face of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walks past a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education planned by Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro's right-wing government, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A man carrying a flag with the face of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walks past a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education planned by Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro's right-wing...more

A man carrying a flag with the face of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walks past a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education planned by Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro's right-wing government, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Protesters clash with police during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Protesters clash with police during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Protesters clash with police during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A woman walks near a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A woman walks near a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A woman walks near a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Students jump over turnstiles and fences at the subway after a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Students jump over turnstiles and fences at the subway after a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Students jump over turnstiles and fences at the subway after a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Police clash with people protesting against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Police clash with people protesting against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Police clash with people protesting against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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People take pictures of a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People take pictures of a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People take pictures of a bus set on fire during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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People take part in a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The banner reads: "Out Bolsonaro." REUTERS/Nacho Doce

People take part in a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The banner reads: "Out Bolsonaro." REUTERS/Nacho Doce

People take part in a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The banner reads: "Out Bolsonaro." REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Students hold up flares during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Students hold up flares during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Students hold up flares during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Students hold up flares during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Students hold up flares during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Students hold up flares during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Rio de Janeiro. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A student holds up a sign during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The sign reads: "Bolsonaro out" REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A student holds up a sign during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The sign reads: "Bolsonaro out" REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A student holds up a sign during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The sign reads: "Bolsonaro out" REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

People protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Riot-police are seen in line behind a university student during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Riot-police are seen in line behind a university student during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Riot-police are seen in line behind a university student during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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University students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

University students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

University students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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University students kiss as they protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

University students kiss as they protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

University students kiss as they protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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A riot-police clashes university students during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

A riot-police clashes university students during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

A riot-police clashes university students during a protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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University students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. The sign reads, "Bolsonaro ou." REUTERS/Adriano Machado

University students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. The sign reads, "Bolsonaro ou." REUTERS/Adriano Machado

University students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Brasilia. The sign reads, "Bolsonaro ou." REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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University professors and students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The banner reads: "Fight in mourning." REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

University professors and students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The banner reads: "Fight in mourning." REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

University professors and students protest against cuts to federal spending on higher education in Sao Paulo. The banner reads: "Fight in mourning." REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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