Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil

Demonstrators shout slogans against Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, during nation-wide education strike, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Federal education officials this month announced budget cuts of $1.85 billion for public education, part of a wider government effort to slash spending. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads".

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