Truckers’ Strike Disrupts Major Highways in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Independent truck drivers started to block highways across Brazil on Monday, in a strike to demand lower diesel fuel prices and the impeachment of Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff. According to the country’s Federal Highway Police (PRF) truckers blocked parts of federal highways in eleven states.

By late Monday afternoon, the PRF had counted 42 demonstrations by the truckers along major federal highways. The strike was proposed and planned through . . .

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