Truckers Invade Brasilia

Like something out of the movie Convoy, Brazilian truck drivers but a dramatic end to their days-long strike that almost paralyzed Brazil by staging an invasion of Brasilia – Brazil’s capital city. Hundreds of big rigs descended on this city, making a drive around in front of the nation’s capital.

Surprisingly, the event went almost unreported by the national people, with most residents finding out about it through videos like this one, that flooded social media.


As a child of the ’70s, this author kept looking for Smokey and the Bandit. (this link, and some in text links, are affiliate links that help us bring you the very best in Brazilian media)


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