There have been a number of violent clashes between the police and protesters in the Pavao-Pavaozinho favela area of Rio de Janeiro, which are also affecting parts of Copacabana. You are advised to take extra caution and avoid any area where large numbers of people are congregating during this time. Monitor local media and follow the guidance of local authorities.
There are also ongoing protests in a number of other Brazilian cities, including Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Recife and Belo Horizonte. There have been violent incidents and injuries. You should avoid all protests and demonstrations. Monitor local media and follow the guidance of local authorities.