Truckers start protests in Brazil, yet adherence to the strike is uncertain

Truckers groups on Sunday, July 25, began protests against successive price hikes on diesel oil in the country. Protests also seek to ensure compliance with the minimum floor for freight rate.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Demonstrations began after the CNTRC (National Council of Road Transport of Cargo) called a strike starting on Sunday, when St. Christopher's Day is celebrated, truckers' patron saint. However, the chances of the strike developing over the next few days are still unclear.

The uncertainties concern the fact that the category is represented by several entities in the country. In recent days the debate about a possible strike has divided drivers as not . . .

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