9 Things You Need to Know About the Brazilian Protests

7. The continued protests have forced President Rousseff to call off her trip to Japan and increase security in Brazil's biggest cities.

8. Rio de Janeiro authorities have constructed barricades around the state legislature building, which had been vandalized during the protests on Monday. The state governor's office has also been secured by a double layer of barricades.

9. Recent statistics released by BBC News revealed that 84 percent of protestors back no political party and 56 percent of demonstrators are protesting against increased fares.