“Brazil faces calls for return to military dictatorship amid truckers’ strike”
“Brazil Generals Say `Thanks, But No Thanks’ to Military Takeover”
“Brazilian oil workers planned a 72-hour strike starting on Wednesday, despite a court order, in a new blow to President Michel Temer and an economy reeling from a truckers’ protest that has strangled Latin America’s largest economy for over a week”
“Brazil oil workers’ federation recommends members end strike”
Thread: Brazil next to collapse; Truckers strike is harming the distribution food, fuel and other goods, including exportation and importation of product
“Brazil business confidence hits record low in May”
“MSCI may put India, Brazil on notice over investor access – Countries like Turkey, South Korea, India and Brazil restrict use of local data in derivatives created by offshore exchanges, MSCI said.”
The strike was not over. Petrol stations and supermarkets out of stock.
Some stations are being able to receive gasoline leaving the refinery with escort.
Here’s 2 different twists on the same economic story –
“Brazil’s economy continued to limp along in the first three months of the year, placing yet more pressure on Latin America’s largest economy”
“The Brazilian economy expanded for a fifth straight quarter, as expected, easing fears of a slowdown before a nationwide trucker protest roiled Latin America’s largest economy this month”
Here’s what aljazeera has to say on the trucker situation –