Minister Haddad returned to Brazil after three days of meetings in Davos, Lula gave an interview to Globo News yesterday, and Minister Marinho said that the minimum wage will remain the same until at least May

BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 19 Jan 2023 by Murillo de Aragão and Cristiano Noronha

In one of his last meetings at the World Economic Forum, Haddad said that Brazil is getting closer to joining the OECD. But he stated that Brazil's accession process to the organization will still be reviewed. In an interview with Globo News, Lula criticized the autonomy of the Central Bank (BC) and said it is silly to think that the president of an independent BC will do more than an appointed president. He also said that he disagrees with the installation of a Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry (CPI) to investigate the January 8 attacks. The Minister of Labor and Employment, Luiz Marinho, said that the minimum wage will remain at R$ 1,302 until at least May.

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