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News Brazil » Government: Brazilian government admits defeat on pension reform

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/brazilian-government-admits-defeat-pension-reform-173214168.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's center-right government has conceded defeat in its attempts to push through controversial cuts to the pension system, which had long been presented as a keystone of austerity reforms. President Michel Temer had been hoping to ...

News Brazil » Government: BRAZIL: Government Gives Up On Voting Pension Reform Amid Legal Issues

News channel or source: https://forextv.com/forex-analysis/brazil-government-gives-up-on-voting-pension-reform-amid-legal-issues/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Brazilian government will give up on pursuing a House of Representatives vote on the pension reform bill, according to Carlos Marun, the chief political negotiator of Michel Temer’s administration. Marun stressed last night that legal obstacles were ...

News Brazil » Government: Brazil Senate gives final approval to Rio security intervention

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-security/brazil-senate-gives-final-approval-to-rio-security-intervention-idUSKCN1G519M
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Senate gave final approval late on Tuesday to a measure that authorizes the federal government to intervene in security in the crime-plagued state of Rio de Janeiro through the end of 2018. The decree, announced by President ...

News Brazil » Government: Brazil has committed to an 'extreme measure' to combat crime in Rio — and it could be a model for the rest of the country

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/brazil-military-intervention-rio-security-national-model-2018-2
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

But it is one of Brazil's most well-known locales, and insecurity there has intensified in recent years — especially after hosting the 2016 Olympics. In the years after Rio was awarded the 2016 games, the state government invested heavily in security.

News Brazil » Government: Brazil's Military Takeover Of Security In Rio De Janeiro Is A Looming Disaster

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/brazil-military-intervention-rio-de-janeiro_us_5a8b47efe4b0117adf71037c
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

“The decision of the federal government to intervene in the state of Rio de Janeiro´s public security ... reinforces mistakes that have already been made in the past,” Jurema Werneck, the executive director of Amnesty International Brazil, said in a ...

News Brazil » Government: Brazil sees potential for wider use of the military in combating urban violence

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-brazil-army-police-20180219-story.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Brazilian leaders said Monday that the use of the military ... That reflects deep unease in a society where many still remember the 1964-1985 military government.

News Brazil » Government: Brazilian Ex-President’s Loss in Court Is a Big Win for Rule of Law, Economic Freedom

News channel or source: http://dailysignal.com/2018/02/21/the-rule-of-law-gets-a-little-stronger-in-brazil/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Brazil’s performance in the 2018 edition of The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom confirms yet again that South America’s biggest country remains burdened by too much government spending, corruption, and regulatory inefficiency.

News Brazil » Government: Brazil’s fundamental pesticide law under attack

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/brazils-fundamental-pesticide-law-under-attack/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Photo by prodbdf on flickr Pesticides are flourishing on fertile economic ground in Brazil, thanks to the large government subsidies and low taxes granted to the companies manufacturing them, the negligible costs for national registration of active ...

News Brazil » Government: Brazil regulator approves bidders for oil auction in March

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFL2N1QB1YB
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil regulator ANP said it approved Wednesday ... If all the 70 blocs in auction are sold, the government would receive 4.8 billion reais ($1.5 billion). But ANP head Decio Oddone has said the government ...

News Brazil » Government: Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

News channel or source: http://www.mvtimes.com/2018/02/20/saudade-news-brazilian-community-noticias-de-e-para-comunidade-brasileira-16/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

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