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Brazil: understanding with Congress to hold a reforms’ plebiscite on 7 September

Wednesday, June 26th 2013 - 04:58 UTC
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The Brazilian executive apparently has reached an understanding with the presidents of the Senate and the Lower House, Renan Calheiros and Henrique Eduardo Alves for a plebiscite with several questions referred to changes in electoral and party legislation, and eventually the Constitution relative to the political organization of South America’s largest country and powerhouse. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    Oh dear, Dilma is clearly worried but what she offers has no 'magic' to it that will somehow persuade the protestors that things are really going to change.

    Instead of this talking shop the answer is clear: get the ‘Magistrate’ (still cannot get used to that diminutive term for a judge) to be her right hand man to tackle the problem at all levels of the administration whilst sorting the transport situation out in the light of the reasonable claim that all the ‘Big World’ trappings with the football nonsense, et al, have taken the money away.

    Dilma’s first big test and she looks like she is blowing it at the moment.

    Jun 26th, 2013 - 11:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    I agree.
    Would be good to have more informed comment from Brasilians.

    Jun 26th, 2013 - 07:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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