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Emergency aid restarts as Bolsonaro’s popularity dips

Today: The government-backed emergency aid program returns as poverty rates skyrocket and the president’s popularity plummets. Lula gains momentum for 2022. And Congress unwilling to go after Bolsonaro.

The emergency aid returns

emergency aid
Without aid program, poverty skyrocketed in Brazil. Photo: Luis War/Shutterstock

The federal government begins to issue benefit payments today as part of the new coronavirus emergency aid program. The scheme will give vulnerable workers four monthly payments of between BRL 150 (USD 27) for people...

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