Police threaten to strike during World Cup Brazil

Posted on February 5, 2014 • Filed under: Brazil, Tourist Warning

Mercopress reported that only four weeks away from the World Cup and in a climate of growing social unrest Brazil police unions are threatening the government of President Dilma Rousseff with a national strike. For Rousseff it also means an additional challenge since on February 10 the ruling Workers Party will be launching her re-election bid for next October’s presidential election. “There is the possibility of a general strike which has already been decided last week by the 27 regional branches of the federal police union, together with the national board” said Luiz Baldens, vice-president of the national organization. Read Article

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