Bolsonaro, Amid Funding Concerns, Scuppers New Welfare Plan ‘Renda Brasil’

Bolsa Família, the flagship safety-net program of Workers Party ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, will be kept in place for now, Bolsonaro said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday, September 15th, said he was scrapping plans to launch a new social welfare program called Renda Brasil and will keep the Bolsa Familia family allowance cash transfer program begun by prior leftist governments.

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