See: Rubber Bullets Fly at Anti-Obama Protest In Rio
A molotov cocktail was launched in front of the US consulate in Rio de Janeiro late Friday in protest of the arrival of President Barack Obama, the O Globo newspaper in Rio reported. Military police reacted by firing rubber bullets into the gathering of 200 at around 18:30 local time. A CBN news reporter suffered a minor injury from the shots and traffic was blocked.
It was supposed to be a grand tour of Latin America. Brazil, Chile and El Salvador were to be backdrops for showcasing Obama's popularity, allowing him to be pictured with adoring crowds and given positive press.
Obama should at least be glad that the Rio protesters were not allowed within spitting range.
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