RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - By cutting approximately R$30 million in funding and investment, as determined by the Ministry of Education (MEC) in early 2019, as of August the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS) will not be able to pay for water and electricity and, as a result, classes will likely be suspended. The warning was given by the dean of the institution, Marcelo Turine.
Turine says that currently the payments for these two utilities are up to date and that he is now talking to suppliers to ensure a tolerance in the event of arrears, so . . .