Ministry of Education Commits R$10 Million to Brazilian Museum Agency

A month after a fire destroyed ninety percent of the National Museum in Rio, Brazil continues to try to organize and fund the new regulatory body - ABRAM.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fire that destroyed ninety percent of the collection house at the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro, in Quinta da Boa Vista, triggered a series of actions by the federal government, including the recent release of nearly R$10 million.

In one month the government has named the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) as responsible for financial management, and created the Brazilian Museum . . .

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