Trucker protests block roads in 16 states

Trucker protests block roads in 16 states

Protesters complain about the price increase of diesel, whose liter has risen $ 0.12 in the last four weeks and costs, on average, $ 3.59 at the stations

Trucker protests block roads.In the picture, SC highwayReutersA protest by truckers against the rising price of diesel disrupts vehicle traffic on highways this morning (21).There are records of demonstrations in at least sixteen states: Sao Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Paraná, Bahia, Ceará, Espirito Santo, Goiás, Paraiba, Santa Catarina, Tocantins, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Pará and Mato Grosso do Sul.The truckers act also takes place in the Port of Santos, Latin America's largest cargo port.The increase in diesel occurred last Friday (18), when Petrobras announced the application of 0.80% in diesel and 1.34% in gasoline.The diesel oil has been $ 0.12 more expensive in the last four weeks in the posts of the country.On average, drivers pay $ 3.59 per liter of fuel at the pump, according to the ANP (National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels).Last Sunday (20), ABCAM (Brazilian Truckers Association) charged "peaceful and uni...


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