Sao Paulo, Rio revoke transport fare hikes as protests continue (Reuters)

* Move comes as dozens of new protests planned * Other fare reductions have failed to stop protests * Protests surround Confederations Cup game (Recasts with fare hike reversal, adds quotes, background) By Asher Levine and Tatiana Ramil SAO PAULO/FORTALEZA, Brazil June 19 (Reuters) – Brazil’s two biggest cities agreed on Wednesday to revoke an increase in public transportation fares that set off demonstrations that have grown into nationwide protests against poor public services, inflation and corruption. …

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