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Brazil Trucker Protest Enters 10th Day
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Fri Feb 27, 2015 09:31 AM CST

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- As Brazilian truckers blocked highways for a 10th day, the prospect that the protests will impose massive losses on the soy sector, and agribusiness in general, becomes more real.

There is little sign of the protest movement waning. As of 9:30 a.m. local time (6:30 a.m. CST), blockades were detaining trucks at 111 points across all the main agricultural regions, topping the 97 points registered at the same time Thursday, said the highway police.

The blockades are really starting to slow the soy harvest in northern Mato Grosso, Brazil's biggest producing area, as farms see ...

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