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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Senate passed on Thursday, March 4th, a constitutional amendment letting the government extend emergency pandemic aid to poor Brazilians, while keeping costs within its spending cap. The government said it plans a monthly stipend...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Senate approved legislation on Tuesday, March 2nd, that will accelerate vaccine purchases for the country’s slow COVID-19 inoculation program and the proposal will now pass to President Jair Bolsonaro for his signature. The bill...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Congressman Arthur Lira (PP-AL), an ally of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, was elected president of the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Brazil's Congress on Monday, February 1st, strengthening the standing of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Senate on Monday, February 1st, chose a lawmaker endorsed by President Jair Bolsonaro to head the upper chamber, giving the conservative leader a base among center-right politicians with whom he had once vowed...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last Thursday, April 6th, Brazil’s federal Committee on Foreign Relations and National Defense (CRE) approved a bill that would allow foreigners with an ‘irregular’ immigration status to apply for residency...
By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A bill to distribute oil royalties more evenly amongst Brazil's 27 states passed its first hurdle when it received approval from Brazil's Senate last Wednesday, October 19th.  The proposal now...



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