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Brazil's security forces ordered to remove trucker blockades

Brazil's security forces ordered to remove trucker blockades

Brazilian President Michel Temer ordered security forces on Friday to clear roads blocked by truckers staging a five-day-old strike that has left the country virtually paralysed.

Brazil president weighing Boeing-Embraer joint venture

Brazil president weighing Boeing-Embraer joint venture

Brazil's President Michel Temer is weighing whether to support a proposal for a joint commercial aviation company between Boeing Co and Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer, a presidential spokesman said on Tuesday.

Protests planned as Olympic torch approaches relay end

Protests planned as Olympic torch approaches relay end

The Olympic torch approached the end of its nationwide relay around Brazil on Thursday, the day after police clashed with demonstrators and with new political protests planned for the opening ceremony.