Armed soldiers are a common sight across Brazil as they try to clear highways as a truckers' strike against rising fuel costs in Brazil. Photo: AFP

Rumours of a military coup get louder as Brazil’s trucker strike causes supply chaos and expose wider discontent

Their protest began over rising fuel prices but public backing for the shutdown indicated much wider discontent at the country’s floundering economy, unpopular government and rampant corruption

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Armed soldiers are a common sight across Brazil as they try to clear highways as a truckers' strike against rising fuel costs in Brazil. Photo: AFP
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