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Despite wins, Bolsonaro won’t hold much power in Congress

Today, a snippet of how relations between Bolsonaro and Congress are set to play out. Regulators make it easier for vaccines to gain approval. And potential changes on the horizon for Mercosur.

Congress wants to call the shots in Brasília

At the opening of the legislative year in Congress following Monday’s leadership elections, newly-empowered House Speaker Arthur Lira and Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco published a list of priorities for the next two years. This is an unprecedented move, showing that Messrs. Lira and Pacheco will not be there to simply rubber-stamp the government’s agenda — despite owing their current positions...

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