Week of March 2

BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 02 Mar 2015 by Murillo de Aragão and Cristiano Noronha

Considerable expectations surround the list Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot will release this week.With the release of the list, the Petrobras scandal will enter a new phase.The House could vote on minimum wage policy. The Senate is expected to focus on political reform.Congress meets to vote on the budget and the presidential vetoes. In the economy, the highlight is the Central Bank’s decision on interest rates.Five thousand truckers are planning protests in Brasília.

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