Today, Brazil’s truckers have threatened to down tools in a strike which could cause nationwide chaos. Depleted oxygen stocks have driven the city of Manaus to another coronavirus collapse. Asset management firms cash in during 2020.
Disgruntled truckers threaten new strike
If a second coronavirus wave, a bungled vaccination effort, and an imminent rise in poverty levels weren’t enough on President Jair Bolsonaro’s plate, he has just been given another bomb to defuse: the possibility of a truck drivers’ strike in February.
- Brasília correspondent Renato Alves reports that roughly 50 union leaders met online to discuss how to put pressure...