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By William Jones, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff has declared that there will be changes to the ‘Bolsa Familia’ program which will include higher payments, tax breaks for the worse off and an increase in the national minimum wage to match inflation.

The promises of amendments to the social welfare initiative, Bolsa Familia, will affect around 36 million families and have been made ahead of this October’s presidential election.

Rousseff has experienced a drop in popularity . . .

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