By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Bank agencies have gone on an indefinite strike all over Brazil on Thursday, September 19th. Overall more than 460,000 bank employees lay down their work as 6,145 agencies remained closed, although so far ATMs have stayed open.

The employees of countrywide bank agencies went on strike after negotiations for wage increases had failed, according to the National Confederation of Employees in the Financial Branch (CONTRAF).

The strike affected large urban . . .

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