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Brazil’s Economy Ministry faces split

Today, how Economy Minister Paulo Guedes continues to lose power. What is positive about Brazil’s recent job numbers. And a shift by Argentina that could rock Venezuela.

The Paulo Guedes realm to be fragmented?

When Jair Bolsonaro won the 2018 presidential election, he unveiled his economic advisor Paulo Guedes as a “super minister.” His Economy Ministry was the result of merging four existing cabinet ministries: Finance, Industry and Trade, Planning, and Labor. But as Mr. Guedes’ influence within the government wanes and Mr. Bolsonaro cozies up to traditional parties, rumors of a split in the Economy Ministry began circulating...

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