Soccer-Brazilian government has not lost control – deputy minister (Reuters)

By Mike Collett RIO DE JANEIRO, June 19 (Reuters) – The Brazilian government has not lost control of the streets, the deputy minister of communications said on Wednesday as unrest in the country continued to overshadow the Confederations Cup. Thousands of protestors are expected to march the three kilometres from Rio’s City Hall towards the Maracana Stadium on Thursday when world champions Spain play Tahiti in the eight-team tournament, a test event for the 2014 World Cup. …

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