Brazil returns to normal as oil strike, trucker protests wind down

Brazil’s economy showed signs of returning to normal on Thursday as the largest oil workers union ended a strike well ahead of schedule and an 11-day truckers protest appeared to dissolve.

Oil workers union FUP recommended on Thursday that members suspend a 72-hour strike they began on Wednesday after a court said the organization would be fined 2 million reais ($537,000) for each day the strike continued.

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