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Bolsonaro’s last-ditch effort to thwart pandemic hearings committee

Today, the government tries to kill a potentially explosive Covid hearings committee. The Supreme Court neuters part of Bolsonaro’s pro-gun decree. And the rocky transition at Petrobras’ helm.

Crossfire in Three Powers Square

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Hearings to rock relations between Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco, President Bolsonaro, House Speaker Arthur Lira. Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr

In today’s floor session, Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco is expected to present the much-awaited request to open a hearings committee on the government’s pandemic...

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