Brazil Aid: over 1 million families on waiting list in February, says study

There was a 142% jump in the number of families without access to the benefit compared to January, after the government included 3 million families in the program.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Ministry of Citizenship, the queue of Brazilians waiting for the Brazil Aid (Auxílio Brasil) program has grown again. The National Confederation of Municipalities (CNM) study shows that 1,050,295 families who meet the requirements to receive the benefit did not have access to it in February this year.

The so-called repressed demand had a leap compared to January when the number of . . .

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