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Economy Minister Guedes threatens to walk

Today, we talk about the wedge between Jair Bolsonaro and his Economy Minister, Paulo Guedes. China threatens Brazil with “negative consequences.” And the highest Covid-19 transmission rate in six months.

Exclusive: Growing tensions between Bolsonaro and his Economy Minister

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to resign on Tuesday, according to senior government sources who spoke to Brasília correspondent Débora Álvares. During a visit to President Bolsonaro’s office, Mr. Guedes warned he would walk unless his boss supported the Economy Ministry’s reform proposals, drawn up to avoid losing support from business sectors who are “already fed up with the administration’s lack...

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