Brazil’s largest university could close due to lack of budget

Brazil's Ministry of Education recently announced a 14.5% cut in the budget of Brazilian federal universities.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's largest university, the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), may be forced to temporarily close its doors due to a lack of budget. Its rector, Denise Carvalho, warned on Wednesday, June 15.

At a press conference, Carvalho explained that with the recent cuts announced by the government, the university would not be able to pay for water, electricity, cleaning, and security services "as of October" and will therefore be . . .

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