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February 16, 21 - 4:40 pm - Reuters

Brazilian Government and Congress are working on a proposal to launch a new emergency aid program

Brazil’s federal government is working with Congress representatives on a bill to make possible a new emergency aid, in a strategy adopted to accelerate the proposal’s future vote, a source close to the negotiations told Reuters. The idea is to launch the new financial aid targeting 30 million Brazilians (half of the number of people benefited in 2020) in March, but compensations are needed to create fiscal space.

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