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Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers

Added: 07.12.2018 5:05 | 13 views | 0 comments

With his inauguration just weeks away, Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is assembling a Cabinet of ministers with starkly different views on key issues like climate change, the economy and China that is raising questions about the direction the far-right leader will take Latin America's largest nation.

Brazil's Bolsonaro lumps native tribes with women in new ministry

Added: 06.12.2018 20:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro named a pro-life evangelical pastor on Thursday to head a new ministry of Women, Family and Human Rights that will also take over the agency looking after the country's 850,000 indigenous people.


Brazil's Temer says leaving budget deficit under 130 billion reais

Added: 06.12.2018 16:42 | 11 views | 0 comments

Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Thursday his government will leave a primary budget deficit of less than 130 billion reais ($33.3 billion) when he hands over the reins to President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Jan. 1.


Brazil's Bolsonaro aims to keep low interest rates, inflation

Added: 05.12.2018 17:07 | 11 views | 0 comments

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he instructed his economic team to maintain low interest rates, keep inflation within targets and do what they can to get the economy running.


Brazil president-elect's aide faces campaign funding probe

Added: 04.12.2018 23:33 | 14 views | 0 comments

Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, who was voted in on an anti-corruption platform, said on Tuesday he would take action if a campaign funding investigation into his future chief of staff shows wrongdoing.


Brazil's top court approves investigation into Bolsonaro chief of staff

Added: 04.12.2018 15:37 | 10 views | 0 comments

Brazil's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had authorized a federal investigation into allegations that the incoming chief of staff for far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro had taken illegal campaign donations.


Brazil's Bolsonaro could put farm ministry in charge of indigenous affairs

Added: 03.12.2018 23:43 | 17 views | 0 comments

Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is considering placing indigenous affairs under the ministry of agriculture, his future chief of staff said on Monday, a move that could give ranchers an upper hand in land conflicts.



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