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Emergency aid to be renewed for another 2 or 3 months – Brazil’s Economy Minister

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Minister, once the payment of aid installments comes to an end, the government will implement a new, redesigned Bolsa Família (Family Grant).

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Tuesday, June 8, that the government should extend the round of emergency aid payments to the most vulnerable for another "two or three months," hoping to buy time to advance Covid-19 vaccination.

"We will possibly extend the emergency aid now, another two or three months, because the pandemic is here," Guedes said at a remote event sponsored by the Parliamentary Front for the . . .

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