A miners' strike has caused transportation disruptions along the BR-174 highway in Roraima state on Thursday, October 10. According to the Federal Highway Police (PRF), traffic is at a standstill in both directions on the highway, which connects Roraima to the Amazon. Protesters are demanding the legalization of mining in the Amazon.
A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected for the duration of the strike.
Individuals in Roraima state are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, allow additional time to reach their destinations, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.
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