Brazil: President orders army to clear roads amid truckers strike

The truck drivers' strike, driven by higher fuel prices, is causing shortages of food and petrol in some areas.

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    Brazil's president has ordered the military to intervene in a nationwide truck drivers' strike.

    The government and the truck drivers union reached an agreement to suspend the walk-out on Thursday.

    But not all drivers are respecting the new deal.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports.


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