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Brazil truckers blockade Sao Paulo-Rio highway

Truckers in Brazil on Monday partially blocked the main highway between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, police said, an action that could harm the nation's economy should the protests spread.

Policemen stand in front of the Banco do Brasil branch after a shootout...

Bank robbery shootout in Brazil kills 14

Fourteen people including six hostages were killed early on Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two banks in a small town in northeastern Brazil, authorities said.