Brazil oil company Petrobras boss resigns amid truckers' strike

Pedro Parente's resignation was one of the demands of striking workers due to worries that he was going to privatise Brazil's share of the Latin American oil company.

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    The boss of the biggest oil company in Brazil has resigned, driving down the share price of Petrobras by 15 percent.

    He's the highest-profile casualty so far of a truck drivers' strike that's virtually paralysed Brazil for nearly two weeks.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports.


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