Rio de Janeiro's bin men to continue strike action
7 March 2014 Last updated at 22:14 GMT
Rio Carnival officially ended on Wednesday but piles of rubbish left on the city's streets are still waiting be collected.
Bin men, who are asking for a pay rise, have decided to continue their strike, and some are threatening similar action during the World Cup in just three months' time.
Iracema Sodre reports.