Bolsonaro Drops ‘Brazil Income’ Plan; Threatens to “Red Card” Economy Team

The President denied that his government will suspend the increases to pensioners in order to enable the program that would replace the Bolsa Família (Family Grant).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro, in another chapter of public criticism of Paulo Guedes, the last "super-minister" still in his cabiner, summarily dismissed the creation of Renda Brasil (Brazil Income), a program studied by the economic team to be a substitute for the Bolsa Família when the payment of the emergency aid to those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic ends.

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