Sao Paulo subway workers halt strikes for two days

Striking subway workers in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo have halted their action for two days, union leaders have said.

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Sao Paulo subway staff announce 'open ended' strike

Commuters get on the train in a subway station in Sao Paulo May 21, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Paulo Whitaker

Workers on Sao Paulo's subway system have announced they will launch an open-ended strike, the latest to hit Brazil in the run-up to the World Cup, News agency AFP have reported.

The strike raises fears of transport chaos in the Brazilian economic capital, a sprawling city of 20 million people, one week before it hosts the opening match on 12th June.

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