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SBD Global/May 8, 2014/International Football
Brazil Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo Attacks English Over World Cup Security Fears
Published May 8, 2014
COPS THREATEN STRIKE: The AP reported Brazil's Federal Police are "threatening a nationwide strike" during the upcoming World Cup if the government does not "increase their pay and improve working conditions." Officers protested outside a Rio venue where national team coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was announcing his roster for the Cup. Federal Police Union President Andre Vaz de Mello said, "If we don't see a government response to change things, we will stop working during the World Cup" (AP, 5/7).