The House’s Special Committee will kick off activities today. Formed by 49 members and 49 alternates, the body will be responsible for analyzing (in 10 to 40 sittings) the details of the proposal and amend the current bill. The committee’s chairman, Congressman Marcelo Ramos, expects to promote 11 public hearings with up to 60 guests to defend their points of view on the reform.
Mr. Ramos is unsure of how long it will take to pass the bill in
Homicides caused by the police continue to rise in Rio, going up 23% in April when compared to the same month in 2018. In comparison to March, these deaths dropped 4%. Over the year, an average of 5 citizens were killed every day in Rio. https://t.co/31YDFxryzx
Former Senator and chairman of Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB) Eduardo Azeredo has left the party. He was likely going to be expelled or asked to leave by the party’s top brass. Azeredo was sentenced to 20 years in prison for corruption and money laundering https://t.co/aAWDpJiKs6
Brazi's Central Bank's decision to intervene in the depreciation of the Real hasn't worked so far, as the U.S. Dollar rate continue to rise around BRL 4.10 on São Paulo's stock market. The Central Bank has decided to tame the loss of value, holding three currency auctions by Wed. https://t.co/xnFWHjVQ8U