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Good morning! Brazil to launch new deforestation program. Latest flop raises (more) doubts about reform’s viability. Brazil’s slavery ‘dirty list’ has 186 companies.


Latest flop raises (more) doubts about reform’s viability

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes’ much-awaited visit to the House’s Constitution and Justice Committee was a defeat from all angles. It once again exposed the government’s lack of political savvy, which allowed opposition congressmen to dominate the hearing and make a punching bag out of Mr. Guedes for the first three hours. The stock market and the Brazilian Real closed the day on a down.

Beyond opposition maneuvers,...

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