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Brazil Will Not Have Daylight Saving Time for Second Consecutive Year

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the second year running, Brazil will not have daylight saving time, an instrument used between 2008 and 2018 to save energy consumption in ten states that register more daylight between October and February.

By decree in April last year, President Jair Bolsonaro terminated daylight saving time after a study by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) pointed out that with the end of the temporary change consumers would save R$100 million.

"In recent years, with the changes in the population's consumption habit and the intensification of the use of air conditioning, the . . .

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