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Budgetary capture by Brazilian Congress is 20 times greater than in the OECD

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The capture of public money by parliamentary amendments in Brazil is unparalleled compared to other countries. Brazilian deputies and senators interfere up to 20 times more in the Budget than members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a group the country wants to join.

According to a study by economist Marcos Mendes for the Millenium Institute, the amendments represent 24% of the ministries' expenses and investments this year . . .

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