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Truckers strike is bringing Brazil and Rousseff's administration to its knees

Thursday, February 26th 2015 - 05:17 UTC
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The Brazilian government told truckers and transport companies late Wednesday it would extend a year of free financing for vehicles and pass a law that would benefit the sector if protesters ended a crippling strike now in its eighth day. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    So the truckers cannot make money?

    DumbAss Dilma needs to get a grip soon or the whole country will be in riot.

    How long will the new “government” last then?

    Certainly not 1st world, not even 3rd world, more like Uganda or N Korea in the making.

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 10:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    What strike? What shortage?

    How much storm in a simple glass of water!

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 11:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @2. So there's no strike. And we know where you aren't. It's a lovely attitude. Not affecting you at present. And you don't 'work' in anything worthwhile. Bet you're a 'student'. Never done anything and 'Think' you know it all. But you got one word right. 'Simple'. As you are! You need to leave commenting to those of your classmates with a brain. Just the one brain between them. Oh look, there's a shortage. Do what you do best. Go out and murder someone! I'd suggest your mother and/or father. But you don't know who they are, do you?

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 01:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy


    When you have nothing, such as yourself and you are as dumb as wood, such as yourself.......One cannot possible be aware of shortages from strikes or any other cause. Go back to tending the “fresh water in your Basement to supply the world”.

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 01:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Brazil needs a Thatcher not a Dilma.

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 03:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    Brasshole indoctrinated in the bullshit of Dilmawit, there are shortages of water and energy and now general goods.

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 04:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 08:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Famous single word of General McAuliffe.

    Feb 26th, 2015 - 09:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Bisley

    Fuel costs, what it costs -- government should neither subsidize it, or tax it at unreasonable rates. If truckers aren't making money, they are going to have to raise rates, or there will be no one to haul anything.

    Subsidies don't solve any problem, they only delay solving it, and make it more painful and expensive, when it finally must be dealt with. The price of goods and services needs to reflect their real cost, so that people know what they're dealing with.

    Feb 27th, 2015 - 12:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Is the 'brown' matter in your head capable of producing any thought other than the ridiculous bilge you spew every now and again ?
    No strikes, no shortages, no corruption in Petrobrás, no government incompetence, no poor people....Any idiot that reads the shite you write and believes it, must think Brazil, socially speaking, is a paradise.....for a parasite like you, it probably is.

    Feb 27th, 2015 - 09:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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