Bolsonaro announces increase of Brazil’s Family Grant to just over US$60 per month

President Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday, June 15, that the new Bolsa Família (Family Grant) will pay an average of R$300 to beneficiaries, in an announcement that took members of the government by surprise.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday, June 15, that the new Bolsa Família (Family Grant) will pay an average of R$300 to beneficiaries, in an announcement that took members of the government by surprise. Until now, the teams' attempts were to adjust the social benefit average amount from the current R$190 to R$250.

The redesign of the Bolsa Família has been under discussion at . . .

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