The Brazilian government is conceding to the demands of truck drivers, ending a seven-day strike. As a result, the government will subsidize the cost of diesel fuel for the next two months. On Thursday, a deal seemed to be in place between the government and trucker unions, but truck drivers continued to block roads, wanting Congress to approve tax changes. The deal between the government and the unions was published Sunday in the federal register, which was enough to end the work stoppage.
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