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Legality of Brazil’s Spending Cap Questioned

Brazil’s Prosecutor-General’s Office on Friday questioned the constitutionality of President Michel Temer’s proposed public spending cap and recommended that Congress shelve the austerity measures. The office said in a statement the proposal interferes with the autonomy of other federal powers and would weaken the country’s judicial system, handicapping efforts to combat corruption. “The proposal invades the judicial system budgeting competence drastically, risking to impact the...

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