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Brazil truckers announce strike, and roadblocks, scheduled to begin Monday

Saturday, November 7th 2015 - 08:02 UTC
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Independent truckers have called for roadblocks across Brazil starting Monday in a repeat of the two-week strike that delayed grain and meat transport in late February and early March. However it remains unclear how much support the strike movement has. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    C'one Brasso, tell us that everything is hunky dory in Brazil.

    Nov 07th, 2015 - 12:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    The West can kick as much as they want, but the truth is that the Labour government did not succumb in the next twenty years.

    The Western press can continue making news without any importance because it will not change the facts.

    Our foreign trade is as strong and vibrant as never before.

    The values traded in Yuan quadrupled from 2012 until October / 2015. Already the dollar amounts down 20%.

    Western importance no longer exists for us.

    Nov 07th, 2015 - 02:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @2 brasshole (the onewith shit foir brains)
    Speak for yourself, Brazzo with shit for brains. Regardless of your lies and your ridiculous, childish wishes, reality is quite different....and all your bs cannot change it.

    Nov 07th, 2015 - 07:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    Moron Brasshole, Brazilians are gonna bring Fat D down with this strike, this could be real good, I'm travelling tomorrow so not to be blocked on Monday when the show begins! This could bring Brazil to a stand still.....hope it brings change and the thieves PT get what they deserve, jail for most and their ideaolgy to be shown to be the farce that it is.

    Nov 07th, 2015 - 09:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brucey-babe

    Brazil must remind all athletes competing in the 2016 Olympics to bring their own tents !

    Nov 08th, 2015 - 08:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Just been listening to the news....lools like the truckers mean business...if the nationwide strike goes according to plan, it will cripple Brazil's supply chain in less than 1 week .....empty supermarket shelves, no fuel at the gas stations......And Dilma will still tell everyone, over a nationwide TV network, that everything is just fine...Hopefully, it's the beginning of the end for her and the PT.

    Nov 08th, 2015 - 08:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    Hey Brasshole, pode completar por favor, dickhead

    Nov 09th, 2015 - 02:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Jack Bosta and Titica Tok better you care about the little land from you because the dollar is no longer accepted in many places. Including here in Brazil we already have examples of European and North American companies that have failed to buy majority positions in Brazilian companies because the offers were in dollars.

    What do you intend to do with the money can not buy?

    Nov 09th, 2015 - 10:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    Hey Brasshole
    The noose is tightening around your corrupt vagabundos
    Time for you to get back to your toilet cleaning job instead of robbing the system

    Nov 09th, 2015 - 01:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @8 brasshole
    Your rant is hilarious......why don't you stand up when you write your posts, as sitting on your brain (massa marrom) doesn't allow you to think clearly.

    Nov 09th, 2015 - 08:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mack2308

    Miami - FL / U.S.A
    November 11th, 2015

    A Country currently led in today's world by a mid 60's trained terrorist under of Rousseff's criminal leadership connected straight to an urban V.P.R's guerrilla.

    A stink socialist criminal and illiterate certified whore, who barely speaks her own native jungle's language, who had recently received a massive $ 800 million dollars from her own criminal main head treasurer, commonly known as John Vaccari, who have stolen from Brazil's Petrobras amid a multi-billion dollars corruption scheme scandal, led exclusively by Rousseff's and her own dismembered nine fingers communist criminal ignorant asshole named as Lula Communist Stink Skunk.

    Nov 11th, 2015 - 11:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    11 Mack2308
    “Rousseff's…illiterate ….who barely speaks her own native ….language… corruption scheme scandal, led exclusively by Rousseff's and ...Lula”
    “Education ____Bachelor of Arts / Science, Federal University of Rio Grande do Su”
    “Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have been exonerated of all responsibility in the Petrobras scandal in a report released this Monday by the parliamentary commission in charge of the investigation.”
    Please keep shooting from the hip without checking facts first, a dazzling display of appalling ignorance. “It is better to be silent and thought to be ignorant then to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.” R. G. Risch

    Nov 12th, 2015 - 05:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    Yes Terrence, letting the story get in the way of facts again I see.
    Dilma lied about her education and was forced to backtrack on what she said she had obtained. There is a common lieing thread to this woman.,dilma-rousseff-admite-erro-em-curriculo,399151

    Nov 12th, 2015 - 06:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    13 Tik Tok
    So what you're claiming is that Forbes is an unreliable Source? The page you directed me to has nothing on it about “Dilma lied about her education and…”. Moreover, a research using your words failed to confirm your claim on the first three search pages. So unless you can provide a correct URL I'll file that assertion under BS.

    Nov 12th, 2015 - 07:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @14 Twinkle Toes
    If you knew 10% of what you 'think' you do about Brazilian politics, you wouldn't spew so much crap...
    Just fyi, during the Presidential debates of 2014, when asked about her alleged curriculum - the one she presented to the STE (“Superior Tribunal Eleitoral”) - she spluttered and stuttered in her usual fashion, and finally admitted that yes, she had not actually finished her MBA as she claimed, “but only because she hadn't had the time” she lied. And if she lied about that, what about all the rest ? Millions saw and heard her on TV, admitting she was a fraud....but of course, you will defend her until the cows come home.

    Nov 12th, 2015 - 07:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    Terrence if you wanna pull ya pudd to this women you are crazy, she's a lieing deceitful bi-atch

    Nov 12th, 2015 - 07:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    13 Tik Tok
    So that Forbes is correct she has a BA, which is all that I posted. I did some more research on the Estadão site and was able to confirm that you are in fact correct, she did try to inflate her academic standing. After a word search it was the last of about forty entries.
    “Error in Curriculum; July 7, 2009 The chief minister, Duma Rousseff, admitted on Tuesday that did not complete master's and doctorate in economics at Unicamp, although the information contained in her resume was on the ministry's website. Duma, pre-candidate presidential succession, said that she has completed all the credits of the two courses, but claimed she had no time to defend the theses because public functions she held did not allow her too.” So good for you, you're the first to support an assertion, besides myself.

    Nov 12th, 2015 - 09:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @17 Twinkle Toes
    Well done, finally admitting that you pissed out the pot. Do your homework properly - don't rely on your liberal bias, and it's no use trying to pat yourself on the back, by trying to turn a cock-up into self-praise...“....your the first to support an assertion, besides myself”.....whata poofta !

    The difference is, as I have pointed out before : I live here, and have done so for decades, I follow the news (from various sources) very closely, and you ? you live God knows where - but not in Brazil - and depend on the internet (not always reliable) to post your bs....

    Nov 12th, 2015 - 09:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mack2308

    Miami - fl / U.S.A
    November 12th, 2015

    @Terence Hill

    Go back to your shadowed stink shit-hole school illiterate certified motherfucker, and please take your retarded fucking opinions with you !...

    Nov 13th, 2015 - 01:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MarkWhelan

    Unfortunately Brasil (Brazil) has been infected by a drug called apathy.
    This can be seen in the fact that after a strong start to any protest. The drug “Apathy” is added to the water supply of Brasil.
    Within a few days the drug has taken effect and the population no longer cares about anything.
    The Truck driver's strike is just the last protest to be hit

    Nov 15th, 2015 - 01:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    18 Jack Bauer
    “it's no use trying to pat yourself on the back, by trying to turn a cock-up into self-praise”
    Therein lies the difference between us, my sense of ethics doesn't allow me to do otherwise. I could have left my original post standing. While you are devoid of any ethics. As you have deliberately libelled a public figure, and cannot produce the evidence when taken to task over it. So you have simply revealed yourself as an unrepentant liar. Conversely, I have never intentionally furnished any false-hoods.

    Nov 15th, 2015 - 10:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @21 Twinkle Toes
    Sense of ethics ? what bs ! Keep on giving your backside to Lula you stinkin' socialist. No time for you, you arrogant twat.

    Nov 15th, 2015 - 10:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    22 Tweedledum
    I'll repeat ad nauseum, that I repudiate the none-democratic values of marxists as I do of fascists like you.
    You still can't deny that you are a proven liar who is simply mudding the waters in an attempt to mask the fact. But, I'm going to keep holding your feet to the fire. Yes, ethics the the very thing you have proved you don't have, so yes it's very easy to smug in comparission to you. But,this is no battle of wits between you and me. I never pick on an unarmed man.
    “Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Nov 15th, 2015 - 11:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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