Protests in Brazil – level 2

07-06-2021 15:00

Protesters in over 200 of Brazil’s cities and towns want to take their president to court because of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil. Half a million people died there during to the pandemic.

This was the biggest movement of people against the president since the pandemic began in Brazil. Protesters say that the president said the coronavirus was a “little flu,” and he did not do things to try to prevent the spread of the illness. The president said that he wanted to protect Brazilian jobs.

Difficult words: because of (when something is the reason for something), prevent (to stop), the spread (when something goes up in numbers across a place)

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