Protesters, cops clash as Brazil limits public spending for 20 years - Web India 123

Hundreds of protesters squared off with police here on Tuesday after the Brazilian Senate approved a controversial bill that will limit public spending growth to the inflation rate for the next 20 years. Two police and one protester were injured in the ...

Brazil: Clashes as Senate approves 20-year austerity plan - BBC News

The Brazilian Senate has approved a controversial amendment to the constitution capping public spending for the next 20 years. The approval of the austerity measure is an important victory for President Michel Temer. He took office earlier this year ...

Brazil Senate Approves Controversial Spending Cap - Latin American Herald Tribune

BRASILIA – Brazil's Senate on Tuesday approved a controversial bill that will limit public spending growth to the inflation rate for the next 20 years. The senators approved the spending ceiling proposed by President Michel Temer's government by a wide ...

Brazil president says gets Trump's backing for reforms - Guardian

Brazilian President Michel Temer gestures during the launch of the Public Transport Fleet Renewal Program at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on December 13, 2016. Temer celebrated the approval by the National Congress of the constitutional amendment that ...

Brazil Senate approves 20-year spending freeze - Bangkok Post

BRASíLIA - Brazil's Senate approved Tuesday a 20-year freeze on government spending billed as the centerpiece of austerity reforms aimed at restoring economic health to the troubled Latin American giant. Brazil's economy is in its deepest recession for ...

Brazil's Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Cap Public Spending -- 3rd Update - Nasdaq

BRASÍLIA -- Brazil'sSenate on Tuesday approved a measure capping public spending, delivering a victory to embattled President Michel Temer, who is struggling to close a massive budget deficit and revive the nation's moribund economy. In an unusually ...

Brazil Senate passes spending cap in win for Temer - Thomson Reuters Foundation

BRASILIA, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian senators on Tuesday passed a 20-year public spending ceiling proposed by President Michel Temer to control a ballooning budget deficit, a crucial step in an austerity drive to rescue Brazil's stalled economy ...

Brazil's Temer says corruption cases must not paralyze country - TODAYonline

Brazil's President Temer reacts during a meeting with political leaders at Planalto Palace in Brasilia. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 2:30 AM, December 14, 2016. BRASILIA - President Michel Temer said on ...

Brazil approves 20-year spending freeze amid protests - PRI

Senators vote on a constitututional amendment to limit spending for 20 years at the National Congress Palace in Brasilia, Brazil. Outside, police have controlled access to the area around Congress to prevent protests similar to one that broke out two ...

Brazil's Temer, Trump agree to work together to improve business relations - Fox News

Brazil's President Michel Temer called U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday, agreeing to work together to improve business relations between the two largest economies in the Americas, a statement from Temer's office said. Brazil is keen to ...

Crash exposes gulf between Brazilians and their leaders - New Jersey Herald

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, a protester throws a stone at a government building covered by the words in Portuguese "Get out Temer" near Congress in Brasilia, Brazil. Senators planned to vote on a spending cap bill and the lower Chamber of ...

UNDER FIRE, BRAZIL'S SENATE APPROVES FEDERAL SPENDING CAP - plus55 (blog)

In a second and final round of votes this afternoon, the Senate approved the controversial federal spending cap this afternoon. The bill amends the constitution in order to limit public funding for the next twenty years. Ratification of the ...

Brazil Congress approves controversial spending cap measure - Taiwan News

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Congress has passed a measure to cap government spending over the next 20 years. The Senate's 53-16 vote on Tuesday sends the measure to President Michel Temer, who pushed the spending limit to help revive Latin ...

Brazil's Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Cap Public Spending - Wall Street Journal

BRASÍLIA—Brazil's Senate has delivered a victory for embattled President Michel Temer by passing, as expected, an unpopular measure curbing public spending for years to come, as the government tries to control a ballooning budget deficit and boost ...

Brazil senate approves austerity package to freeze social spending for 20 years - The Guardian

Protesters hold placards reading 'Temer Out' during a demonstration against austerity measures in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images. Dom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro. Tuesday 13 December 2016 11.37 EST. Share on ...

Brazil senate votes for spending cap, amendment to be enacted Thursday - Reuters

BRASILIA Dec 13 Brazil's Senate voted 53-16 on Tuesday to pass the main text of a 20-year federal spending cap that is the centerpiece of President Michel Temer's plan to restore fiscal discipline and bring a widening budget deficit under control.

Brazil Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Cap Public Spending - Nasdaq

BRASÍLIA--Brazil's Senate delivered a victory for embattled President Michel Temer on Tuesday by passing, as expected, an unpopular measure curbing public spending for years to come, as the government struggles to reverse a prolonged recession amid ...

Temer preparing stimulus measures to prop the economy and his political future - MercoPress

Temer is gambling the micro-economic measures will counter discontent over his failure to deliver on his promise to recover the economy from a two-year recession. President Michel Temer, fighting for survival over corruption allegations against him and ...

Brazil: President Temer Accused of Soliciting Millions in Illegal Contributions - Democracy Now!

In Brazil, President Michel Temer is facing accusations of soliciting nearly $3 million in illegal campaign contributions in 2014. The revelations come only one day after a poll showed the majority of Brazilians, 63 percent, want Temer to resign ...

Marina Silva Leads in All Match-Up Scenarios for 2nd Round, According to Datafolha - Folha de S.Paulo

Former senator Marina Silva (Rede) leads in all match-up scenarios for the second round of voting in the 2018 presidential election, according to Datafolha voter preference research. Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) has increased his ...