Brazil oil workers walk out as truckers' strike eases

Protest takes place against the backdrop of a nine-day strike by truckers that has blocked roads and led to shortages of food, fuel and medical supplies across Brazil.

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    Brazilian oil workers have walked off the job for 72-hours, just as a crippling nationwide truck drivers' strike is coming to an end.

    Employees stopped work on Wednesday, despite the country's highest labour court declaring the strike illegal.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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