Tag: strike

Truck drivers stop the BR-040 road, in Valparaíso de Goiás during strike against fuels hike - Valter Campanato/ABr

Paralyzed, Brazil Enters Eighth Day as Hostage of Truck Drivers

Brazil should start this Monday a new week and the eight day with a ...

Police in Vitória, in the state of Espírito Santo repress protests during June 30 general strike - Fernando Madeira/A Gazeta

Brazil’s General Strike Didn’t Stop the Country and Brought Little Damage

Brazil went through Friday’s general strike, the second of its kind called for by ...

Protest against president Michel Temer - Lula Marques/AGPT

Unions Try to Stop Brazil with Protests Against Temer and Reforms

A general strike is sweeping Brazil this Friday for the second time this year. ...

Avenida Paulista: Lula talks to people who participated in the general strike - Paulo Pinto/Ag. PT

If the Polls Are Right and He Stays Out of Prison, Lula Will Be Brazil’s Next President

A recent poll commissioned by the Central Worker’s Union and conducted by Vox Populi ...

Protesters clash with police during Brazil's general strike - Tomaz Silva/ABr

The 35 Million-Strong General Strike that Stopped Brazil in Its Tracks

Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from ...

Protest in Rio against government's reforms - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazilians Pour onto Streets Demanding a Halt to Reforms and the President’s Ousting

Brazilians took to the streets in a nationwide protest on Wednesday against President Michel ...

In Brazil, Bloody Police Strike Goes On in Espírito Santo and Spreads to Rio

Despite an announcement by the government that the state of Espírito Santos, in southeastern ...

Army Takes Over State in Brazil After Police Strike Causes Over 100 Deaths

The government of Espírito Santo state, in southeastern Brazil, in the midst of chaos ...

After 30 Days, No End in Sight for Brazil’s National Bank Strike

Brazil’s banking strike has just reached 30 days this Wednesday (October 5) and is ...