Brazilian Government Will Unlock R$20 Billion by End of Year, Says Acting President

"The Ministry of Economy is the department that has the money, so I think by the end of the year, about R$20 billion should be released," Mourão said to journalists at the Planalto Palace.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Acting president Hamilton Mourão said yesterday, September 11th, that the government intends to release about R$20 billion (US$5 billion) from the budget by the end of the year. Mourão is acting as the President of the Republic this week while President Jair Bolsonaro Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?