Good morning! Protests against the Jair Bolsonaro administration erupt. President’s son could be a ringleader. A tax reform without the government’s input? Brazilian economy inching closer to recession.
Anti-government protests spread around Brazil
In the first major
wave of protests against the Jair Bolsonaro government, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in at least 170 cities across Brazil yesterday against education budget cuts implemented by the sitting administration. The Ministry of Education decided to freeze BRL 5.7bn of the department’s budget, including a 30% cut in discretionary funding for federal universities. A further BRL 1.7bn...