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All eyes on Brazil’s Economy Minister

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All eyes on Brazil’s Economy Minister

After President Jair Bolsonaro and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia spent a week publicly trading criticism, the government is relying on Economy Minister Paulo Guedes to lower the temperature and establish a dialogue between the government and Congress. Today, Mr. Guedes will speak before the House’s Committee of Constitution and Justice (CCJ)—where his pension reform bill is currently stalled.

Mr. Guedes has shown a lot of optimism about the reform,...

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