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Good morning! Brazil gearing up for another explosive day in the Senate’s pandemic inquiry. Could Bolsonaro fully unite the left and right in opposition to his government? Petrobras makes massive stock offering. Job market struggles.

All eyes on the Senate once more

Flavio Bolsonaro Renan Calheiros
Senator Renan Calheiros (in a gray suit), the hearings committee rapporteur, stares at Senator Flávio Bolsonaro (wearing a white shirt). Photo: Pedro Ladeira/Folhapress

The Senate’s Covid hearings committee will question Luiz Paulo Dominguetti Pereira today, who on Tuesday told newspaper Folha de S.Paulo that the Health Ministry’s former logistics director asked him for a bribe in order to approve the purchase of 400 million AstraZeneca vaccines.

  • Mr. Pereira’s deposition was originally scheduled for tomorrow, but the committee brought it forward...

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