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Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles all but announces presidential bid

finance minister henrique meirelles brazil 2018 presidential election
Henrique Meirelles hopes to be on the ballot in 2018. Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr
finance minister henrique meirelles brazil 2018 presidential election
Henrique Meirelles hopes to be on the ballot in 2018. Photo: Marcelo Camargo/ABr

“Employment is the best social policy there is.” Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles loves this phrase. The architect of a series of austerity reforms that imposed harsh and unpopular measures on workers, Meirelles is now trying to capitalize on Brazil’s slow –...

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