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Michel Temer set to change fiscal rules in Brazil

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The government wants to change Brazil’s fiscal rules. Photos: Beto Barata/PR
brazil fiscal rules michel temer corruption
The government wants to change Brazil’s fiscal rules. Photos: Beto Barata/PR

In 2016, Dilma Rousseff was impeached for not complying with Brazil’s fiscal rules. To avoid a similar fate, incumbent President Michel Temer could respect the current budgetary legislation … or change it to accommodate his administration’s needs. He opted for the latter.

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