BRASILIA The Brazilian government's proposal to give up control of power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA via a capital increase cannot pass the Senate in its current form, the head of the upper house told reporters on Friday.
BRASILIA Brazil's Senate on Wednesday gave its final seal of approval to a sweeping overhaul of the country's pension system, bringing to a close months of political wrangling over the government's keystone policy to stabilize public finances and boost growth.
BRASILIA, Oct 23 Brazil's Senate on Wednesday
gave its final seal of approval to a sweeping overhaul of the
country's pension system, bringing to a close months of
political wrangling over the government's keystone policy to
stabilize public finances and boost growth.
BRASILIA Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday hailed the Senate's approval of a sweeping overhaul of the nation's pension system as a launch pad for the wider economy, although voting on the last few remaining amendments was delayed to the following day.
BRASILIA, Oct 15 Brazil's Senate unanimously
approved the main text of a bill on Tuesday night that clears
the way for what may be a record-setting offshore oil rights
auction in the Latin American oil powerhouse.
BRASILIA President Jair Bolsonaro's government is confident it will win final Congressional approval for its pension overhaul by Oct. 22 now that lawmakers have agreed on how to share surplus oil revenues, his party's leader in the Senate said on Wednesday.
BRASILIA Brazil's Senate on Wednesday approved a landmark pension reform bill in a first round of voting, in a relief for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, although senators voted down an amendment in a move that dilutes the reform's projected savings.
BRASILIA Brazil's Senate approved the main text of a pension reform bill in a first-round vote on Tuesday, clearing another key hurdle for the government's bid to narrow its massive budget gap.
BRASILIA The leader of the Brazilian government in the Senate offered to resign his leadership position on Thursday after being targeted in a police raid into possible corruption, a move that could weaken the sway of President Jair Bolsonaro in the upper house.
BRASILIA Brazil's Senate is expected to consider extending pension reform to states and municipal governments as it moves to vote on a bill overhauling the social security system, lawmakers said on Thursday.