Brazil’s power structure is split between the Executive, Legislative, and Judiciary branches. In grossly oversimplified terms, the Legislative makes laws, the Executive sanctions them, and the Judiciary analyzes whether they are constitutional. Beyond this, however, there is another level of governance which has just as much of an impact on the daily lives of Brazilians. Nominally under the umbrella of the Executive branch, there is a wide range of regulatory and government agencies which establish rules and norms in a number of key sectors.
BREAKING: Jair Bolsonaro's Social Liberal Party left the support base of RJ state Governor Wilson Witzel in Rio's state congress saying the party "disagrees" with his policial stances." Witzel said last week that he is a "governor who wants to be president." #BrazilianReport https://t.co/QN5SBsKyEh
The chairman of the Parliamentary Investigation Committee into fake news, Sen. Angelo Coronel, said that RJ city councilor Carlos Bolsonaro will be called to testify. Coronel suggested Pres Bolsonaro's son was responsible for his father social media since the campaign #BReport https://t.co/DmAIGX261O
Diego Gaia, professor at the Federal University of São Paulo, won an award for one of 2019's best medical technologies after inventing a cardiac prosthetic, the Endobentall, which merges a stent w/ a transcatheter valve, possibly leading to fewer mortalities from heart surgeries https://t.co/124A8bKsfp
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