WORLD -- June 21, 2013 at 12:14 PM ET
In Photos: Brazilian Protesters Clash With Police
View photos of Brazil's protests in the city of Curitiba.
An estimated million people crowded Brazilian streets overnight, capping a week's worth of anti-government protests. Despite attempts to keep the demonstrations peaceful, by chanting "No violence! No violence!", some people smashed windows and burned buildings.
The protesters reportedly don't have a common message, but some are disturbed that the country is pouring billions into preparing for the World Cup and Olympics, while they feel education and health care are being neglected.
President Dilma Rousseff called an emergency Cabinet meeting on Friday to address the unrest.
Vinicius Ferreira of Youth Journalism International, which has a partnership with our Extra student and teacher website, took photos of the clashes between protesters and riot police in the city of Curitiba in southern Brazil, about 210 miles southwest of Sao Paulo.
- In April 2012, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met in Washington with President Obama on issues of education, energy and trade: