- Brazil president guarantees security at World Cup Updated: Feb-19-14 2:39 pm
- Valcke expects 'quiet' World Cup despite protests Updated: Feb-17-14 8:38 pm
- Landless peasants protest in Brazil's capital Updated: Feb-12-14 5:50 pm
BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil's armed forces could be called on to contain possible violent protests during the upcoming World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday.
BRASILIA, Brazil - FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke expressed confidence Monday that Brazil's continuing violent demonstrations won't impact the World Cup, but added he counts on police to keep protesters seeking to disrupt the tournament at bay.
BRASILIA, Brazil - About 15,000 landless peasants protested Wednesday in Brazil's capital to demand land reform, swamping the government esplanade and engaging police in sharp clashes that injured at least 32 people, most of them police officers.