Discomfort in the Ministry of Economy and other weekly topics

BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 22 Feb 2021 by Murillo de Aragão and Cristiano Noronha

The government and congressional leaders expect to decide on the specifics of the new round of emergency stimulus payments this week. To make the program viable, the Senate should vote on the Emergency Amendment on Thursday, February 25, and send it to the House. The House and Senate may define the leadership positions in the Permanent Committees this week.

This week's Talking Points:

* Discomfort in the Ministry of Economy.

* Paulo Guedes at risk?

* Division weakens the PSDB.

* Political Reform on the radar.

* A more distant left-wing front.

Now read on...

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