RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro signed a Provisional Measure on Tuesday, November 5th, that puts an end to the federal Mint's monopoly on the manufacture of currency (paper money and metal coins) and passports.

As this is a Provisional Measure, the President's decision regarding the Mint will become law as soon as it is published in the Federal Gazette; however, to be enacted as a statute, the text must be ratified by the National . . .

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