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PHOTO: Bloody Protests Outside Brazilian Bus Baron Wedding

Foto: Mídia NINJA / Luiz Roberto Lima/ Usado com permissão

“Miss Baratinha took the bus to come to the Copacabana Palace!” Photo: Mídia NINJA / Luiz Roberto Lima (Used with permission)

While the wedding of Beatriz Barata (the granddaughter of the owner of the largest bus company in Rio de Janeiro) with Francisco Feitosa Filho (heir of the same industry conglomerate in the state of Ceará) was being celebrated inside the luxurious Copacabana Palace, outside the hotel, a humorous protest ended up with wounded people, as journalist Hildegard Angel reports here [pt].

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