Fri, Jun 21, 2013 2:24 PM EDT 1:06
Brazil's leader has yet to comment on the protests sweeping across his country. across Brazil. 1 million anti-government demonstrators took to the streets in many cities. Some areas saw protesters battling police and destroying swaths of storefronts and government buildings. Protesters gathered for a new wave of massive demonstrations in Brazil, extending the protests that have sent hundreds of thousands of people into the streets to denounce poor public services and government corruption. Protests that began as an outcry against a 10-cent hike in bus and subway fares in Brazil's largest cities haven't ended with the announcement that the increases would be rescinded. Protest organizers have called for mass demonstrations in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, as people express frustration with corruption and what they say are high taxes and poor public services.