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Two key figures resign from Economy Ministry

Today, we explain two key resignations in the Economy Ministry. Brazil is doing its homework to gain entry to the OECD. The country has its eye on the Russian coronavirus vaccine. And more evidence of money laundering by the First Family.

Frustration leads to exodus in the Economy Ministry

The Economy Ministry lost two of its top staffers on Tuesday: Privatizations Secretary Salim Mattar and Debureaucratization Secretary Paulo Uebel. According to Economy Minister Paulo Guedes, the pair resigned due to their frustration with the ministry’s difficulty to fulfill its goals of privatizing state-owned companies and reforming the structure of public...

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