Brazil’s Rousseff Urges Cabinet to Reduce Spending

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President, Dilma Rousseff, asked cabinet ministers to maintain strict control over government spending and combat corruption, during a meeting with her new cabinet members on Tuesday, January 27th. This is Rousseff’s first cabinet meeting since she started her second term in office, on January 1st.

“The restrictions will require more efficient spending, a task which I am certain you will undertake with excellence. Let’s do more, spending less,” the President stated. Rousseff has already announced spending cuts in most ministries to try to bring the country . . .

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