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Senate approves Eletrobras privatization bill

Good morning! Clock still ticking on Eletrobras privatization, while Senate takes an important step. Lawmakers fiddle with misconduct in office rules. And Brazil’s latest right-wing documentary praises agricultural expansion.

Eletrobras privatization advances, but race for approval continues

Eletrobras privatization advances, but race for approval continues
Eletrobras privatization a priority for the government. Photo: Alex Rodrigo Brondani/Shutterstock

In a 42-37 vote, the Senate passed the provisional decree allowing for the privatization of state-owned energy firm Eletrobras. According to the proposal,...

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