Brazilian government ministries have been evacuated amid massive protests in the country’s capital, Brasilia. Demonstrators reportedly attacked and even “plundered” some ministerial buildings. Police responded with tear gas and stun grenades.  Some 35,000 people have taken to the streets of Brasilia to express their discontent with the current

Brazilian leadership and to demand early presidential elections, Globo reported.  Protesters are marching to the presidential palace to demand an end to austerity reforms, AFP reports, with chants of “Out with Temer!” filling the air. Police stopped their advance by using tear gas but the protesters retaliated by throwing stones at the officers. READ MORE