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The government’s plan to tackle youth unemployment

Good morning! We’re covering the latest government attempt to crack youth unemployment. How Jair Bolsonaro tries to hurt the press. And the unraveling of the Bolivian crisis. (This newsletter is for platinum subscribers only. Become one now!)


The government’s plan to tackle youth unemployment

President Jair Bolsonaro launched a program aiming at reducing youth unemployment levels. It allows companies to pay fewer benefits and social contributions when hiring youngsters in their first professional position.

Why it matters. One-third of people between 18 and 29 years old is out of the workforce. Since 2012, this age group lost almost 15 percent...

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