Staff start their 24-hour strike at Rio's Galeao airport

Workers have begun their 24-hour attempted strike at Rio de Janeiro's two airports today, on the eve of the opening of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Workers held a strike banner at the Galeao airport in the early hours, according to a protest group on Facebook.


Now airline staff on strike distribute flyers to employees of AntonioCarlos Jobim Airport,Rio


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