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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The chief executive of Brazil’s state-led oil company Petrobras is resisting pressure from President Jair Bolsonaro to resign following tensions over rising fuel prices, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Roberto...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With no room to meet truckers' demands, President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Friday, February 5th, that he is considering a bill for the Tax on the Circulation of Goods and Services (ICMS), a state...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Traffic was flowing freely on Monday morning, February 1st, on all of Brazil’s highways, the government said, on the first day of a planned truckers strike that raised fears of a repeat of a...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We will protest within the law. We have the right to raise awareness about the category. We are a democratic country and the right to freely protest is enshrined in the Constitution," said the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian truckers remain split over the merits of a nationwide strike on February 1st due to rising diesel prices, a senior truck union leader told Reuters on Friday, January 29th, predicting there would not...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a live stream on Thursday night, January 14th, President Bolsonaro said he intends to clear the import tariff on tires, currently at around 16%, in a move to please truckers. The category is...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - José Roberto Stringasci, chairman of the Brazilian National Association of Independent Transportation (ANTB), told Estadão newspaper that the truckers' stoppage, scheduled for February 1st, could be greater than in 2018. The primary complaint is the...
By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Perseu Abramo Foundation (FPA), through the National Network of Associated Researchers (RNPA), has produced an opinion survey with truck drivers to assess the possibility of a new strike in...

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