Analysis: Vowing budget control, Brazil faces pressure to keep spending

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Federal Deputies Pacheco and Andrada seen during Commission of Constitution and Justice meeting in Brasilia 2/2 By Jamie McGeever BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s government entered 2021 determined to slash last year’s record budget deficit, but a devastating second wave of COVID-19 and fragile economic growth are piling the political pressure…

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China Bids Good Riddance to Trump

China said moments after Joe Biden assumed the U.S. presidency that it would sanction 28 senior American officials who served in the Trump administration as part of a testy send-off that included bidding former President Donald Trump “good riddance” via Twitter . The parting shots from Beijing punctuated a tumultuous turn in bilateral relations under…

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