Brazil’s Government Reducing Investments in Social Programs

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – When the Rousseff Administration first announced harsh economic measures that they said would help reduce the expected deficit for 2016 they stated that no social programs would be affected by these reductions. But as the weeks went by some cabinet members in charge of education and housing started to admit that the cuts were likely to affect their programs.

Two weeks ago, Education Minister of Brazil, Renato Janine Ribeiro admitted it would be difficult for the government to comply with the annual target investment for education: ten percent of the . . .

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