Sanitation investments are Brazil’s bet for the post-pandemic economy. A bill against fake news to be voted on by the Senate. And the latest crisis in Rio de Janeiro.
How the government hopes to reactivate the economy
A new regulatory framework for sanitation services is the government’s gamble to attract investments and stimulate the economy in the post-pandemic period. The Economy Ministry hopes that the bill — which has been in discussion since the Michel Temer administration (2016-2018) — will finally be put to a vote late in June.
- Brazil’s sanitation sector is mainly controlled by state-owned companies. Allowing private...