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Lula da Silva announces wage increases above inflation if he becomes president of Brazil again

Former president (2003-2010) and Brazilian presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announced yesterday, Saturday, that if he is elected, his government will pursue a policy of wage increases above inflation and will work to meet workers' demands.

"People will have better paying jobs again. The minimum wage will be above the inflation rate every year, which we will do," Lula said at a rally in the center of São Paulo, the country's largest city and the largest in the southern hemisphere.

The leader of the Workers' Party (PT, left) is the favorite in the polls to . . .

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