Brazil Daily

Economic team falls out over infrastructure plan

We’re covering the squabbles within the government’s economic team. A new fight between Jair Bolsonaro and the Supreme Court. The Health Minister admits Brazil is “flying blind” amid the pandemic. And Colombia joins the OECD.

Government fights among itself as GDP prospects worsen

The government is facing obstacles to deploy its BRL 600 emergency salary program, intended to support vulnerable individuals and families during the Covid-19 pandemic. Problems include a lack of funds — the initial budget of BRL 98 billion has turned out to be insufficient — and a lack of reliable data on who exactly is entitled...

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