Brazil Public Defenders File Suit to Have New R$200 Banknotes Removed from Circulation

The plaintiffs allege 'lack of accessibility' for the visually-impaired since the new bill's dimensions are identical to those of the R$20 banknote. All of Brazil's other banknotes are differentiated by size, from the smallest (R$2) to the largest (R$100).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Public Defender's Office (DPU) has filed a Public Civil Class Action petitioning the court to order the Central Bank to suspend the production of the R$200 bill (US$40). In the process, the defenders allege "Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?