Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest rallies yet

President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minority

Tens of thousands of demonstrators have protested in cities across Brazil against education spending freezes in the biggest rallies to date against the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers “useful idiots and imbeciles”.

Brazil’s National Student Union called for protests on Wednesday against what it called spending cuts, after the education ministry said it was freezing nearly a quarter of discretionary spending due to the government’s precarious fiscal situation.

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Source: The Guardian
Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest rallies yet