Violence broke out after a day of peaceful protests in Brazil. Federal employees demanded a shorter working week and funds for education.
Brazil's government has made a deal to suspend a national truck drivers' strike that has caused food and fuel shortages. Subsequent fuel subsidies could see the state footing a bill of up to 5 million reals this year.
Protesting truck drivers have brought much of Latin America's biggest economy to its knees in objection to rising fuel costs. The government has authorized the army to clear Brazil's major roads.
He was once a president celebrated abroad and loved at home. Now he is a convicted criminal. Brazil's Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's life is in shambles.
Brazilian unions backed by various social movements are striking against pension and labor reforms. Organizers claim the strike will be the "biggest in Brazil's history."
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