Truckers Agree to Unblock Brazil’s Federal Highways

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A meeting held on Wednesday afternoon, February 25th, between government officials and truck driver associations may put an end to the week-long protests, which blocked several federal highways throughout Brazil and caused thousands of dollars in losses, according to officials.

According to the government among the items agreed upon by officials and truckers’ associations are the sanctioning of the Truckers Law with no vetoes by the President and an easing of financing credit for truck purchases. A position on one of the truckers’ main demands, however, that there be . . .

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