BRASILIA May 4 The head of the committee in
Brazil's lower house of Congress that is examining a landmark
pension reform proposal said the committee will finish its work
on Tuesday after demonstrators interrupted a late night session
The committee voted 23-14 to approve the pension reform.
Dozens of prison guards protesting the new retirement rules
stormed the committee room after the vote, while legislators
examined possible amendments to the text. Deputy Carlos Marun
said he expects the bill to remain unchanged on Tuesday.
(Reporting by Marcela Ayres; Writing by Silvio Cascione;
Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)