In Print: Wall Street Journal
So-called Black Bloc’ers have taken part in the Occupy movement in several cities: They wear black clothing and, typically, hoodies or masks to conceal their identity — and the quasi-uniform also expresses group solidarity.
Hope Fades in Brazil for a World Cup Economic Boost
Amid Unfinished or Canceled Infrastructure Projects.
By Loretta Chao
Photos by Kim Badawi
May 27, 2014 10:30 p.m. ET
RIO DE JANEIRO—Not too long ago, Tarcísio Monteiro was so obsessed with World Cup soccer he bought a plastic World Cup trophy for his room in a cramped Rio de Janeiro slum.
Now that Brazil is hosting the event, he has become so upset about the money being spent, he has decided to join the protests against it. He bought goggles and tear gas..