Brazil Congress Considers Repeal of Agreement Unifying Portuguese Orthography

After two postponements, the petition calling for the repeal of the agreement signed over ten years ago with the Portuguese-speaking countries came yesterday to the Lower House of the Brazilian Parliament.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A committee in the Brazil's Lower House discussed yesterday, September 3rd, a request to repeal the orthographic agreement signed between  Portuguese-speaking countries, which has been in force for over ten years.

The debate will take place in the Chamber of Deputies' Education Committee, after two postponements, at the request of Deputy Jaziel Pereira de Sousa, with the concurrence of Deputy Paula Belmonte.

On Facebook, Jaziel Pereira said he called the meeting because "the agreement for orthographic unification of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?