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Rio airport workers declare 24-hour strike on opening day of the World Cup

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 20:43 EDT
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Private security guards protest in a street after days on strike, in Rio de Janeiro on May 22, 2014 [AFP]
 
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Rio airport staff declare partial strike for World Cup kick-off (via AFP)

Ground staff at Rio de Janeiro’s three airports will stage a 24-hour partial strike Thursday, the day Brazil hosts the opening match of the World Cup, their union said. The workers vowed to maintain 80 percent service, but the strike will nevertheless…

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