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Brazil’s President-elect Lula da Silva proposes R$600 aid payment continuity

The transition team of the president-elect, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Workers' Party - PT, left), decided to present a Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (PEC) with a "waiver" (license to spend outside the spending cap) to enable proposals of the new government.

The main one, considered "non-negotiable", is to maintain the Brazil Aid (Auxílio Brasil) of R$600 (US$117).

The announcement came from the general rapporteur of the 2023 Budget, Senator . . .

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