BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree to extend emergency stipends to informal workers hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, as official figures showed record deficits and mounting unemployment.
BRASILIA Brazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday delayed voting on a land bill seen by some as contributing to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, which has dozens of European companies threatening to boycott Brazilian exports.
BRASILIA, May 20 Leaders of Brazil's lower house
of Congress reached a deal on Wednesday to vote on a land bill
seen by some as contributing to deforestation in the Amazon rain
forest and has dozens of European companies threatening to
boycott Brazilian exports.
BRASILIA, May 12 Brazil's lower house of
congress on Tuesday approved a decree scrapping the central
bank's monetary reserve fund and directing the near 9 billion
reais in it ($1.5 billion) towards the fight against
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday again attended a public rally and attacked lockdown measures meant to fight the coronavirus, as supporters of the right-wing leader joined political motorcades around the country.
BRASILIA Brazil's central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Saturday that Latin America's largest economy will begin to recover from the coronavirus crisis in the fourth quarter, according to an interview in local media.
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BRASILIA Brazil's governors pressed President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday for more federal support in the coronavirus battle after he blasted them as job-killers and undermined their orders with a decree keeping churches open at evangelical preachers' request.
BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was forced on Monday to walk back a decree letting companies suspend pay to workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, following barbs from congressional leaders and rising discontent over his handling of the crisis. | Video
BRASILIA The Brazilian government's proposal to give up control of power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA via a capital increase cannot pass the Senate in its current form, the head of the upper house told reporters on Friday.