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Temer coalition determined to pass major pension reform despite street protests

Thursday, March 16th 2017 - 12:12 UTC
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Brazil's president Michel Temer and senior lawmakers were unwavering in their support for a major pension reform on Wednesday despite nationwide protests against the proposal and the dramatic expansion of a graft probe threatening the ruling coalition. Read full article

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  • :o))

    Very Early X'Mas in Brazil, This Year:
    REF: http://en.mercopress.com/2017/03/16/political-seism-in-brazil-prosecutor-asks-supreme-court-to-open-83-new-graft-investigations

    Mar 16th, 2017 - 01:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    São Paulo: https://twitter.com/AngelaMilanese/status/842546691089846274

    Mar 17th, 2017 - 01:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    What surprises me - well, not really - is the fact that Brazilians are extremely passionate over football and carnival, and will take the day off from work - without permission - to protest against the reform of the social security system, which they don't really understand - but percieve as a threat to their future, yet, they didn't/don't react in the same way when they found out that the PT and other parties / the politicians were stealing, literally billions from them - money badly needed for public health and education - and are the ones who are compromising their and their kids future.....it seems most of these protesting idiots can't get their priorities right.....too bad for them, and can't wait to see when the time comes for them to retire (if the current system isn't changed) and the government says “sorry, you can't, 'cause we have no more money....”

    Mar 19th, 2017 - 07:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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