Protests at Praça Floriano Peixoto, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Today in the Centro area of Rio de Janeiro, protests are taking place at Praça Floriano Peixoto, a large public square in the centre of RIo, also known as Cinelândia.

Advice For Travellers

Expect disruption to public transportation and road travel in the area. To minimize safety risk, always avoid areas of large public gatherings or demonstrations. Even peaceful situations can escalate quickly and unexpectedly and become dangerous.

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