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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -The President of the Chamber of Deputies, Arthur Lira (PP-AL), said on Wednesday (28) that the first part of the tax reform, which includes changes in income tax for individuals and companies, will be voted...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Police on Monday asked Justice Rosa Weber of the Supreme Court (STF), to evaluate the government's request to investigate federal deputy Luis Miranda (DEM-DF) for defamatory accusations in the case of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The administration and the Congress sealed an agreement that could raise spending to more than R$125 (US$22) billion to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, by placing these funds outside the fiscal target and the constitutional...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We need to tell the world that we have become a great covid producer. We represent a global risk for being a producer of new strains. We need vaccines, and lots of them. It...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  According to AZ Quest's Walter Maciel, the political scenario in Brazil today is "diametrically opposed" to March last year, when the government had no support in Congress and was stalled in relation to the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s government will cut its stake in power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA , or Eletrobras, to 45% from its current 61% in a planned privatization process, a senior official in the Energy Ministry...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  (AFP) Brazil's Congress passed a bill on Wednesday, February 10th,  giving autonomy to the Central Bank, as President Jair Bolsonaro moved to start delivering on a long-delayed agenda of economic reforms. Investors have been clamoring...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Opposition lawmakers booed Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday, February 3rd, as he addressed a joint session of Congress to lay out his legislative priorities for the year. Bolsonaro, who is facing criticism for...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Allies of Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro are set to win leadership roles in Congress on Monday, February 1st, bolstering his standing but not necessarily his economic team’s reform agenda, analysts and politicians said. Rodrigo...

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