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Taxi drivers cancel protest scheduled for Monday

After shambolic scenes during Monday’s “mega protest” in Lisbon – and the vow to return in force next week in front of the President’s official residence in Belém – taxi drivers unions have announced they are abandoning plans for further demonstrations, for the time being.

“It is not the adequate moment”, said the union’s president Florêncio Almeida, following a meeting with the Portuguese taxi federation in Lisbon today.

The unions proffered no further information, and the situation over which they were demonstrating remains exactly the same (click here).

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