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To avoid a new strike, Petrobras panders to truck drivers

Good morning! Is the pension reform doomed? Meanwhile, the VP pleads for “common sense.” To avoid a new strike, Petrobras panders to truck drivers.


Is the pension reform doomed?

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes decided not to show up before the lower house’s Constitution and Justice Committee (CCJ) to defend the pension reform yesterday. As the government’s (supposed) allies would not be present, an irritated Mr. Guedes feared being ambushed by opposition parties who would attack him to get to President Jair Bolsonaro (who was, while was this was unfolding, at the movies with his wife).

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