BRASILIA The Brazilian Senate late on Wednesday approved the nomination of Kassio Nunes to the Supreme Court, swiftly signing off on right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's first nominee to the nation's top judicial body.
BRASILIA Brazil's supermarkets are "committed" to lowering the prices of basic foodstuffs, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday, hours after the Justice Ministry said it would ask supermarkets to explain recent price increases for some products.
BRASILIA Brazil's lower house is set to vote on Tuesday to pass a bill that can further open up the natural gas market to private investors by breaking the monopoly held by state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras)SA>.
BRASILIA, Aug 31 Brazil's lower house is set to
vote on Tuesday to pass a bill that can further open up the
natural gas market to private investors by breaking the monopoly
held by state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA
BRASILIA Brazil's lower house of Congress on Thursday voted to uphold a presidential veto blocking pay increases for civil servants, a victory for President Jair Bolosonaro and Economy Minister Paulo Guedes in their drive to maintain fiscal discipline.
BRASILIA The new chief whip in Congress for Brazil's president said on Wednesday he is confident President Jair Bolsonaro's increased popularity in recent polls will help him push through tax reform and advance bills on bankruptcies and the autonomy of the central bank.
BRASILIA Emergency payments to Brazil's poor could be extended through the end of the year, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday, but at a lower rate than the current 600 reais ($108) a month.
BRASILIA Brazil's lower house speaker Rodrigo Maia said on Monday he is convinced congress will approve tax reform and that it should be done this year to avoid the debate from being influenced by the 2022 presidential election.
BRASILIA Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday angrily denied the existence of fires in the Amazon rainforest, calling it a "lie," despite data produced by his own government showing that thousands of fires are surging across the region. | Video
BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree to extend emergency stipends to informal workers hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, as official figures showed record deficits and mounting unemployment.