The Worst Politically-Related Fights in Latin America

Who knew the mayor of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro was so fiesty? Eduardo Paes was all over the news this week after punching a constituent in the face. The cause for his aggressive move? He was called the Portuguese equivalent of “excrement” in a dispute before shocked diners at a restaurant. Though Paes issued a written apology after the episode, the world won’t soon forget.

This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about politicians in Latin America with their lids blown off completely in anger. Click through below for the worst politically-related fights in Latin America. 

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