• A trucker strike has brought Latin America's biggest economy to its knees - and some now want the military to take over

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A protracted trucker strike has brought Latin America's second-largest economy to a grinding halt.
    The protests have also become a venue for broader discontent.
    Some of those in the streets are now calling for a return to Brazil's dark past of military dictatorship.
    A nearly two-week trucker strike has brought commerce in Brazil to a grinding halt, and calls by some strikers for the military to take power in the region's largest economy have prompted an official response, dismissing any possibility that could happen.
    The work stoppage started on May 21, with more than 200,000 of Brazil's 1...
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