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Rousseff vows to listen to Brazil's young protestors

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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff tried to get ahead of a wave of popular protest, vowing to listen to the complaints of youths angered by the cost of staging the World Cup. 

Demonstrators block the Antonio Carlos Avenue, on June 18, 2013 in Belo Horizonte. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff tried to get ahead of a wave of popular protest, vowing to listen to the complaints of youths angered by the cost of staging the World Cup.

A day after more than 250,000 people took to the streets of major cities in mostly peaceful rallies, and with thousands more gathered in the city of Sao Paolo for a second day of protest, Rousseff expressed understanding.

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