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Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action

Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
01/06
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Rubbish accumulates on the streets of Rio de Janeiro as garbage collectors continue with their strike action demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
02/06
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Rubbish accumulates on the streets of Rio de Janeiro as garbage collectors continue with their strike action demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
03/06
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A man walks through a street strewn with rubbish as garbage collectors in Rio de Janeiro continue with their strike action demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
04/06
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The central region is the most hit by the strike, where blocks of Carnival parade during the 4 days of Carnival.
Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
05/06
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Rubbish accumulates on the streets of the Vila Isabel neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro as garbage collectors continue with their strike action demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
06/06
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In the Vila Isabel neighborhood traditionally bohemian northern city zone, the situation is also chaotic.
  • Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
  • Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
  • Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
  • Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
  • Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
  • Garbage accumulates in Rio as collectors stage strike action
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Despite being the middle of Carnival season in Rio de Janeiro, tourists are faced with seeing streets filled with uncollected rubbish as the city's garbage collectors continue with their strike action demanding better work conditions and wages.

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