Brazilian Government Attacks ‘Centrão’ Deputies to Prevent Emergency Aid Increase

To prevent the amount from being altered by the Legislative Branch, the Planalto Palace will monitor the social media of governing legislators, particularly those in the 'centrão' (group of center and center-right political parties), to identify those who defend a figure higher than R$300.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Annoyed by Chamber President Rodrigo Maia, President Jair Bolsonaro launched an offensive to avert the risk of a change in the Provisional Measure which reduced the emergency aid from R$600 to R$300.

Speaking on Thursday, September 10th, the president of . . .

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