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Brazil leader to break silence about protests

Updated: June 21, 2013, 6:51 PM ET
Associated Press

BRASILIA, Brazil -- More than a week of massive, violent protests across Brazil invited only stoic silence Friday from President Dilma Rousseff, even after she had called an emergency meeting with a top Cabinet member in response to the growing unrest.

Only on Friday night did the government confirm that Rousseff would address the nation a few hours later, but through a prerecorded message. She was expected to meet in the evening with top bishops from the Roman Catholic Church about the ...

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