The public deficit revised upwards for 2019, but it remains under 3%

                                                                                The Ministry of Economy and Finance. – Mario FOURMY / SIPA             The government has revised upward its projected public deficit for 2019 to 2.8% of gross domestic product (GDP) against 2.6% expected this year. The previous…

Alexandre Benalla announces that he will surrender, "forced", to a convocation of the Senate

                                                                                Alexandre Benalla on TF1. – TF1 / AFP             He changes his mind. After first announcing that he refused to go to the Senate's inquiry committee on Monday, Alexandre Benalla changed his mind. In the evening, Emmanuel…

End of the game for Lula, Haddad nominated candidate for his place

                                                                                Fernando Haddad and his wife, Ana Estela, September 11, 2018. – NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP             Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula has officially abandoned the October presidential race, with the Workers' Party (PT, left) appointing his…