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Senators unfreeze civil servants’ pay. Guedes calls it a “crime”

We’re covering a Senate decision on civil servant salaries that is set to affect the government’s austerity platform. Projections for Brazil’s economy improve, but the population is still pessimistic. And the government threatens to postpone the census for another year.

Senate unfreezes civil servant salaries in bad omen for government’s cost-cutting plan

The Brazilian Senate struck down a presidential veto that blocked pay raises for civil servants in 2020 and 2021. The move broke with a deal struck between Congress and the government back in April: lawmakers agreed to freeze public servants’ salaries in exchange for a BRL 125-billion plan...

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