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Brazilian government cuts emergency cash transfers to help the poor withstand the pandemic

Saturday, October 10th 2020 - 09:15 UTC
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Many people in Brazil are struggling to cope with less pandemic aid from the government and jumping food prices, with millions expected to slip back into poverty. Brazil’s government, starting this month, halved the amount of its monthly emergency cash transfers to help Brazil’s poor withstand the hardship of the economic meltdown, down to 300 reais (US$54). Read full article

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  • Jack Bauer

    I'd like some genius to explain how a person is “lifted out of poverty” on USD 50 per month ?

    If that were possible, there'd be no poor people in Brazil......

    Stops them from starving....and that's it.

    Oct 17th, 2020 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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