Brazilian Congress approves permanent “Brazil Aid” with a US$80 floor

With a vote in the Senate, the provisional measure of the program that replaced Bolsa Família goes to sanction.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On May 4, the Brazilian Senate approved the provisional measure of the Brazil Aid (Auxílio Brasil), which instituted an extraordinary benefit for families already enrolled in the program to reach the minimum amount of R$400 (US$80) per month. The benefit replaced . . .

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