Brazil returns to uneasy calm as protests wind down

Brazil returns to uneasy calm as protests wind down

Chamber Articles Category: Economic News Post Date: 06/01/18 Source: Reuters By: Pedro Fonseca and Gram Slattery
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RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil showed signs of returning to normal on Thursday as an oil workers union ended a strike ahead of schedule and an 11-day trucker protest wound down, a welcome breather for a government suffering from rock-bottom approval levels.

Oil workers union FUP unexpectedly recommended on Thursday that members suspend a 72-hour strike they began on Wednesday after a court said the organization would be fined if it continued. Read Full Article