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Brazil Indians protest outside presidential palace

December 4, 2013

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — News reports say about 500 Brazilian Indians protesting over land demarcation issues have clashed with guards outside the presidential palace. 

Guards showered demonstrators with pepper spray as they climbed a ramp leading to the Planalto Palace in the capital of Brasilia. 

G1 Internet portal said no injuries were immediately reported. 

The report said the protesters were angry about a ministerial decision they say would hinder the creation of Indian reservations. 

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