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

Protesters, cops clash as Brazil limits public spending for 20 yearsWeb India 123Hundreds 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 ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsBrazil: Clashes as Senate approves 20-year austerity planBBC NewsThe 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 ...and more »

Brazil Senate Approves Controversial Spending Cap - Latin American Herald Tribune

Brazil Senate Approves Controversial Spending CapLatin American Herald TribuneBRASILIA – 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 ...and more »

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

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

GuardianBrazil president says gets Trump's backing for reformsGuardianBrazilian 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 ...and more »

Brazil Senate approves 20-year spending freeze - Bangkok Post

Brazil Senate approves 20-year spending freezeBangkok PostBRASíLIA - 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 ...and more »

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

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

NasdaqBrazil's Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Cap Public Spending -- 3rd UpdateNasdaqBRASÍLIA -- 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 ...and more »

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

Brazil Senate passes spending cap in win for TemerThomson Reuters FoundationBRASILIA, 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 ...and more »

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

Brazil's Temer says corruption cases must not paralyze countryTODAYonlineBrazil'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 ...and more »

Brazil approves 20-year spending freeze amid protests - PRI;

Brazil approves 20-year spending freeze amid protests - PRI

PRIBrazil approves 20-year spending freeze amid protestsPRISenators 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 ...and more »

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

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

Fox NewsBrazil's Temer, Trump agree to work together to improve business relationsFox NewsBrazil'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 ...and more »

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

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

New Jersey HeraldCrash exposes gulf between Brazilians and their leadersNew Jersey HeraldFILE - 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 ...and more »

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

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

plus55 (blog)UNDER FIRE, BRAZIL'S SENATE APPROVES FEDERAL SPENDING CAPplus55 (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 ...and more »

Brazil Congress approves controversial spending cap measure - Taiwan News;

Brazil Congress approves controversial spending cap measure - Taiwan News

Taiwan NewsBrazil Congress approves controversial spending cap measureTaiwan NewsRIO 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 ...and more »

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

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

Wall Street JournalBrazil's Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Cap Public SpendingWall Street JournalBRASÍLIA—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 ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianBrazil senate approves austerity package to freeze social spending for 20 yearsThe GuardianProtesters 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 ...and more »

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

Brazil senate votes for spending cap, amendment to be enacted ThursdayReutersBRASILIA 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.and more »

Brazil Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Cap Public Spending - Nasdaq

Brazil Senate Passes Constitutional Amendment to Cap Public SpendingNasdaqBRASÍLIA--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 ...and more »

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

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

MercoPressTemer preparing stimulus measures to prop the economy and his political futureMercoPressTemer 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 ...and more »

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

Brazil: President Temer Accused of Soliciting Millions in Illegal ContributionsDemocracy 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 ...and more »

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

Marina Silva Leads in All Match-Up Scenarios for 2nd Round, According to DatafolhaFolha de S.PauloFormer 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 ...and more »