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Brazilian Senate faces a tense week ahead

Happy Monday! This week: Bolsonaro’s fight with the Supreme Court puts the Senate in the hot seat. Plus: divisions within Congress. And how Brazil burns an area equivalent to England in size every year.

Senate squeezed between Bolsonaro and Supreme Court

Senate President Senator Rodrigo Pacheco. Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr
Senate President Senator Rodrigo Pacheco. Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr

Over the weekend, President Jair Bolsonaro ramped up his provocations against the Supreme Court, tweeting that he will request the Senate...

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