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President Bolsonaro v. Health Minister Mandetta

Amid one of the worst sanitary crises ever seen, President Bolsonaro cuts ties with his Health Minister, but doesn’t sack him just yet. Brazilians are about to get 40 percent poorer than they were in 2013. And a decision that could cost the country even more jobs.

Bolsonaro breaks with his Health Minister — but doesn’t fire him

After saying on Sunday that “[his] pen is powerful” and that it would be used to fire cabinet members who had become “stars,” President Jair Bolsonaro was convinced to keep Luiz Henrique Mandetta as his Health Minister. A source close to the...

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