Uber and Taxi Drivers Clash in Brazil’s Two Largest Cities

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Clashes between taxi drivers and Uber drivers on Thursday night in Brazil’s two largest cities, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, ended with broken windows and damaged automobiles. In São Paulo, the skirmish occurred outside the Unique Hotel, where a Carnival ball promoted by Vogue Magazine was taking place.

According to local news outlets, taxi drivers tried to prevent Uber drivers from picking up passengers at . . .

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