According to Jorge Serrão [pt] the Brazilian Army has issued an open letter to the population calling for a revolution. which he publishes in his blog: “The nation expects us to be ready when needed. Our sovereignty can not ever be questioned. The Brazilian Armed Forces, united in brotherhood and respectful, call for the civil society to resolve immediately this situation. Again, rely on your Army, because here we are, and always will”. They are dissatisfied with low salaries.