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Government proposes pension reform amid tensions with Congress

In today’s issue: Government proposes pension reform amid tensions with Congress. Supreme Court resumes trial that could deepen institutional crisis. 


Government proposes pension reform amid tensions with Congress

President Jair Bolsonaro is heading to Congress this morning to present his pension reform bill—many of the details of which are still unknown. But the atmosphere is tense, as the House imposed the government’s first political defeat yesterday, striking down a presidential decree that gave senior officials the power to classify public documents as confidential. It is a bad omen for the administration, one day before the president presents his...

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