Brazil: Drivers face queues at the pump in Rio as truck driver strike continues

Residents of Rio de Janiero faced long queues at the petrol pump on Monday, as truck drivers across Brazil continued striking over rising diesel prices for the eight day, causing fuel shortages. «It's correct what truck drivers are doing. They have to defend their rights, but we are also suffering,» commented a resident of Rio de Janeiro on the nationwide protest. According to reports... Еще, Brazilian president Michel Temer announced new concessions on Sunday, including cutting taxes on diesel for 60 days. However, truckers rejected the deal and decided to continue the strike.

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