Large protests are planned for Sunday 16 August in major cities across Brazil, including: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Recife, Brasilia and Belo Horizonte. In Rio de Janeiro the focal point of the protests will be Copacabana and in São Paulo the area around Avenida Paulista. Other areas may also be affected. Roads and public transport are likely to be disrupted. Take extra care, monitor local media and follow the guidance of local authorities.
Protests take place regularly, often without warning, in a number of Brazilian cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Belo Horizonte. There have been violent incidents and injuries. Avoid demonstrations, monitor local media and follow the guidance of local authorities.