Brazil Daily

Budget changes give Congress rule of the roost

We’re covering Congress gets more budget control in latest win over the Bolsonaro administration. The new (yet empty) Amazon Council. And the possibility for improved relations between Brazil and Argentina.

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Congress to get unprecedented powers over Brazil’s budget

Brazilian lawmakers are set to strike down a presidential veto today—changing the rules of how the federal budget is executed. Members of Congress will give themselves powers to dictate the order of priority for carrying out parliamentary grants. These are provisions in the Constitution that prevent the Executive...

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