RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of Citizenship, João Roma, said Wednesday afternoon that the government intends to introduce a "transitional benefit" until December 2022, guaranteeing a minimum value of R$400 (US$72) to each family served by the income transfer program Bolsa Família, which will now be called Brazil Aid (Auxilio Brasil).
In addition, the government has already defined that it will apply a 20% readjustment in all the ranges of the Brazil Aid on a permanent basis.
Faced with the difficult situation in financing the government's new social program, the Minister called the press . . .