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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tatiana Araujo de Sirqueira, a 33-year old single mother of six, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are almost neighbors. But they inhabit different universes. Sirqueira lives by a landfill less than a mile from the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The second round of emergency aid will boost Brazil's GDP growth by 0.2 percentage point to 3.8% this year, writes Marcos Casarin, Oxford Economics' chief economist for Latin America. The company estimates that households will...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s lower house of Congress early on Wednesday, March 10th, approved the core text of a constitutional amendment to revive a federal cash transfer program to help millions of poor affected by the COVID-19...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Company insolvency could skyrocket 47% in Brazil this year, due to the withdrawal of government support measures amid the devastating effects of the health crisis on several sectors. Insolvency in Brazilian export destinations may also...



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