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End of emergency aid will lead one third of the country to poverty

In an optimistic scenario, the equivalent of half the population of Venezuela, will live on less than R $ 522.50 per month. In a scenario considered optimistic, Brazil will increase the total number of people considered poor by about 16 million when the emergency aid paid…
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Brazil exceeds five million confirmed cases of Covid-19

Total number of deaths from Covid-19 has risen to 148,304 in the past 24 hours. On Wednesday (7), Brazil surpassed the five million cases of Covid-19, registering 31,404 new infections in the last 24 hours, totaling 5,002,357 infected people. From 8 pm on Tuesday (6) to 8…
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Escape of investors from Brazil more than doubles in 2020

Total foreign flows will drop from $ 59 billion in 2019 to $ 11 billion; spending ceiling is a test for the return of interest. The flight of investors from Brazil is a reality The flight of foreign investors from Brazil from risky investments in 2020 is expected to more…
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IMF: Brazil economy to shrink by 5.8 percent in 2020

Brazil’s economy is projected to shrink by 5.8 percent in 2020, the International Monetary Fund said Monday, revising a more pessimistic forecast of a 9.1 percent contraction made mid-year. “The economy is projected to shrink by 5.8 percent in 2020, followed…
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Amazon risks tipping from forest to savanna

As much as 40 percent of the Amazon risks crossing a tipping point from rainforest to savanna as greenhouse gas emissions reduce the rainfall needed to sustain its unique ecosystem, scientists said Monday. Forests are particularly sensitive to changes that affect…
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Brazilian judges receive 36% of the remuneration in extra wages

Saved so far from administrative reform, which aims to cut benefits in the civil service, Brazilian judges have 36% of their earnings made up of various allowances and gratuities Survey of Folha in 871.2 thousand magistrates’ paychecks, sent to the CNJ (National…