Brazil truckers protest at high fuel prices, no blockages reported

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Truckers speech to constabulary officers arsenic they privation to protestation and beforehand a onslaught against the rising substance prices successful Santos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

BRASILIA, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Brazilian truckers protesting against a emergence successful substance prices person not partially oregon totallyblocked national roads oregon immoderate strategical logistics hubs, the Infrastructure Ministry said connected Monday, citing updated accusation from the national road police.

According to the ministry's latest connection regarding the ongoing protests, determination is present lone 1 spot wherever truckers are demonstrating- connected the BR-116 road successful the municipality of Barra Mansa, a metropolis successful the authorities of Rio de Janeiro.

Even so, determination are nary blockades and truckers not participating successful the protests tin proceed their journeys, the connection said.

Truckers besides staged a protestation connected the BR-153 successful the center-western metropolis of Goiania earlier successful the time earlier dispersing.

Brazilian ports and substance organisation hubs person not been affected by the demonstrations, the connection added.

Reporting by Lisandra Paraguassu; penning by Gabriel Araujo and Ana Mano; Editing by Mark Heinrich

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