Brazilian Governors Demand Promised Funds For Public Security

In March President Temer announced R$42 million in funds to states as part of the federal government’s National Public Security Program to reduce crime rates.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Governors of seven Brazilian states released an open letter on Friday calling for the release of R$42 billion in funds, promised by the Temer Administration back in March, for the nation’s public security system. According to the governors the money to be invested in public security has yet to reach the states.

"We still wait for the definition of the criteria of the credit line of the R$ 42 billion, promised on March 9th, in a meeting held in the Presidential Palace, without any of the states having . . .

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