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Temer insists with a vote in Congress on pensions' reform next October

Thursday, March 15th 2018 - 09:20 UTC
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Brazilian President Michel Temer said that he could lift the federal military intervention in Rio de Janeiro state by October to allow for a pension reform vote in Congress. Read full article

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  • Enrique Massot

    So disingenuous of Michel Temer. He apparently believes he'll be able to tame the public opinion in six months.

    How much more intimidation and how many more Marielle Francos until October?

    Mar 16th, 2018 - 07:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    You have an odd idea about what will 'tame' public opinion. More murders in Rio will surely make him less likely to end the military involvement. The disingenuous part is holding a vote on the pensions just before the new government takes over, instead of waiting a month so the voters can have their say.

    Mar 16th, 2018 - 09:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    @DT:

    REF: “voters can have their say”:

    It's NOT the voters but the POLITICIANS are basically AGAINST the Pensions-Reform.

    The Voters - The Masses - don't even know what the Pensions-Reform is all about and neither do they care [even the politically “Organized Protests” ARE missing]

    @EM:

    REF: “How many more Marielle Francos until October?”:

    The momentary Mass-Anger against the violence is predictable. So is the Short-Lived Mass-Memory!

    So don't bank on the disappearance of violence - neither overnight, nor on a Long-Term Basis. It's because of the crime - predominantly Drugs Related Crime - & the equally deep-rooted corruption are CLOSELY Inter-Linked.

    Mar 17th, 2018 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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