Airport workers in Rio de Janeiro declare 24-hour strike

Check-in counter clerks, baggage handlers and janitorial staff vote to strike starting at midnight

A girl takes a selfie in front of a promotional banner at the Brasilia Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport ahead of the 2014 World Cup, in Brasilia. Airport workers in Rio de Janeiro have declared a 24-hour strike on the day the World Cup kicks off. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

A girl takes a selfie in front of a promotional banner at the Brasilia Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport ahead of the 2014 World Cup, in Brasilia. Airport workers in Rio de Janeiro have declared a 24-hour strike on the day the World Cup kicks off. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters