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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Senate approved on Wednesday a bill that authorizes any person to open foreign currency accounts in the country, including dollar and euro accounts. As the bill had already been approved by the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tax reform, one of the main concerns of President Jair Bolsonaro's government along with privatizations, will be at the center of the economic agenda of the Brazilian Congress in coming months, which resumed its...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the election of Arthur Lira (PP-AL) to head the Chamber and Rodrigo Pacheco (DEM-MG) to run the Senate, parties in the centrão bloc are pressuring the Planalto Palace to pay them back, as...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Economy Ministry onTuesday said it had defaulted on its penultimate capital installment to the New Development Bank (NDB) because the payment had not been authorized by Congress. The NBD was established by Brazil, Russia,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the Argentine Senate on Wednesday, December 30th, passed a law validating women's right to abortion until the 14th week of pregnancy, the issue is facing opposition from conservative and religious legislators in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A decision by Brazil’s Supreme Court (STF), barring the current leaders of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies from re-election in February, has thrown open the race to replace them and cleared the way...

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