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Bolsonaro’s war on states could backfire

The president’s war with state governors might hamper the tax reform. Courts find oil workers’ strike illegal. And expectations with the Brazilian economy are going down.

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Bolsonaro’s conflict with states could frustrate tax reform

In recent weeks, President Jair Bolsonaro has been in something of a public dispute with state governors. The most recent case concerned the death of crime boss Adriano da Nóbrega, who was killed by Bahia state police last week, though Mr. Nóbrega’s body shows all the signs of professional execution. Mr. Bolsonaro held Bahia Governor...

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