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Bus Fare Protest in Brazil's Biggest City Turns Violent

Brazilian riot police on Friday fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a violent protest against a rise in public transport fares in the country's largest city, Sao Paulo. Television images showed small groups of rock-throwing, masked youths clashing with police in the center of the metropolis, amid burning piles of rubbish. Protesters smashed the windows of buses and vandalized bank agencies. Many Sao Paulo residents have been angered by the increase in public transport...

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