Blackout: Bolsonaro Exempts Amapá State Residents from Electricity Bills

On November 3rd, a fire in a substation transformer left 14 of the state's 16 cities with no power. It was more than 80 hours without electricity and currently the population is limited in terms of supply, on a rotation system.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The General Secretariat of the Presidency announced that President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday, November 25th, signed a provisional measure (MP) exempting Amapá state residents from paying their electricity bills. According to the Planalto Palace, the exemption is applicable to the bill covering the thirty days prior to the date of the MP's publication.

On November 3rd, a fire in a substation transformer left 14 of the state's 16 . . .

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