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The pension reform that Congress will vote on, explained

Today, we break down the main points of the country’s pension reform. Bolsonaro loses another cabinet member. And the first major strike under Mr. Bolsonaro

Brazil’s pension reform, explained

After weeks of anticipation, the rapporteur of the pension reform, member of Congress Samuel Moreira, presented his report on the proposal—which is essentially the text Congress will vote on. Mr. Moreira altered at least 7 core points of the bill, in a bid to increase its chances of being approved (many of the changes we had anticipated in yesterday’s Daily Briefing). We explain the new rules:

  • States and municipalities. Despite...
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