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 monorail collapse kills worker

A concrete support beam collapsed on a monorail in Sao Paulo, killing a construction worker. Credit: Reuters

Police in Brazil's biggest city say a construction worker has been killed in an accident on a monorail meant to expand Sao Paulo's transport network.

The worker was hit by a large concrete support beam that fell while being erected.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.

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