Protests at the World Cup

A demonstrator argues with police during a protest against the World Cup in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on Saturday, June 14. The buildup to the World Cup has been plagued by mass demonstrations over the estimated $11 billion cost of staging the football tournament. Many protesters, angered by the state of Brazil's public services, believe the money would have been better spent elsewhere.

A demonstrator argues with police during a protest against the World Cup in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on Saturday, June 14. The buildup to the World Cup has been plagued by mass demonstrations over the estimated $11 billion cost of staging the football tournament. Many protesters, angered by the state of Brazil's public services, believe the money would have been better spent elsewhere.