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Brazil’s budget talks stall again, despite new Speaker

Today, the process of approving the 2021 budget continues to stall. Antivax employees could be fired with cause. The price of beef skyrockets, which is good news for major producers, but bad for consumers. 

New Speaker, same problems

Yet again, the creation of Congress’ Budget Committee will be postponed — despite newly-elected House Speaker Arthur Lira having promised it would take place today. The reason is the same that prevented the committee from functioning in 2020 and has left Brazil without a 2021 budget: parties simply cannot agree on who will take the main seats. In the best-case scenario,...

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