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Covid investigation will begin, but Bolsonaro gets a win

Today, we break down the first steps of the Covid hearings committee in the Senate. Ongoing budget issues. And vaccine hiccups caused by undisciplined patients. 

Senate creates hybrid Covid hearings committee

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Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco (left) kicks off Covid hearings. Photo: Jefferson Rudy/Ag. Senado

Under orders from the Supreme Court, Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco presented his peers with a request to create a parliamentary hearings committee (CPI) investigating the government’s pandemic...

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