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Montevideo, June 16th 2019 - 07:28 UTC

Brazil central bank denies plans for a monetary union with Argentina

Saturday, June 8th 2019 - 09:53 UTC
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Brazil’s central bank has denied any planning is underway to create a monetary union with Argentina, after a spokesman for the government in Buenos Aires said on Thursday it was the case. Read full article

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  • MarkWhelan

    Unfortunately Bolsonaro seems to suffer from 'Trumpism' ( the affliction that causes a person to put his mouth into gear before the brain is engaged). There have been many cases when Bolsonaro has opened his mouth without thinking about what he was saying. Correct me if I am wrong but from memory he only rose to the level of Captain in the military. As anyone with military experience knows service personnel are not allowed to think until they reach the rank of Brigadier General and even then what they say is to be totally disregarded in relationship to anything resembling real life.

    Jun 08th, 2019 - 02:29 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Enrique Massot

    MW

    The rational for Bolsonaro's inability to control his Trumpism is impeccable.

    On the other hand, the Argentines know Mauricio Macri is a pathological liar, so it appears the effect was compounded by two in this case.

    A lie has no legs.

    Jun 09th, 2019 - 04:09 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    A lie can travel halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.

    Totally agree about Bolsonaro, MarkWhelan.

    Posted 6 days ago - Link - Report abuse +3
  • :o))

    Bolsonaro + Macri:
    One can depend on them; 100% to tell fairytales! To that, add their highly competent team and what you can have Is a “Peso Real”!

    And besides:
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-7j3zTgT-yXI/VpdzDGUA-uI/AAAAAAAAB20/vTlYryYiQdw/s1600/PtxVazouMoro.jpg

    Posted 6 days ago - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    TWIMC...
    Hmmmmmmmm....
    One Anglo poster that dislikes me...
    One Anglo poster that usually bears with me...
    One Argie poster that shares quite a few things with me...
    One Brasilan poster I mostly ignore because of his idle negativity...
    Wonder what they Think about the latest news from Brasil and if it affects their pre-concepts...?
    https://theintercept.com/2019/06/09/brazil-lula-operation-car-wash-sergio-moro/

    Posted 5 days ago - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Oh come on, :o)) is funny. Also not Brazilian...

    As for the leaks, they confirm what I suspected to be the truth. I bet they get away with it, too.

    Posted 5 days ago - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    @Think / @DemonTree

    Slipping from one scandal to another is quite addictive [lucrative too] indeed! No wonder they are on the RIGHTrack to go from Bad to Worse, to Worst to BUST:

    http://www.chargeonline.com.br/php/charges/AUTO_luscar.jpg

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