Weekend Reads: Bolsonaro government pulls social benefits before

Liberals move bills on GST benefits, dental care as Parliament resumes

  Liberals move bills on GST benefits, dental care as Parliament resumes OTTAWA — Affordability was the name of the political game on Tuesday as the House of Commons resumed for a fall sitting, but most eyes were on Pierre Poilievre as he made his debut in the Opposition leader's chair 10 days after winning the Conservative leadership contest. Any sparks that may fly between Poilievre and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will have to wait for Thursday, when Trudeau returns to the House following the United Nations General Assembly. On Tuesday, the Liberals wasted no time introducing legislation to offer some brief respite to lower-income Canadians struggling to pay their bills amid soaring costs.

shortly after the first round of the first round of the presidential election in Brazil by the left ex-state chief Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the government of right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro preferred to pay social benefits.

Brasiliens Präsident Jair Bolsonaro bei einer Pressekonferenz in Brasilia. © Eraldo Peres/AP/dpa Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro at a press conference in Brasilia.

Family aid, for example, is paid out a week earlier than intended in October, as the Brazilian news agency “Agência Brasil” reported. Accordingly, the payment begins on October 11th and ends on October 31st. On October 30th there is a run -off election between Lula and Bolsonaro.

In July, the Congress in Brasília approved the proclamation of an emergency status, with which the constitutional upper limit of government expenditure is lifted. The government of President Bolsonaro was given permission to spend the equivalent of around 7.5 billion euros by the end of the year - for example to increase social benefits. In addition, truck and taxi drivers should be supported that reduced taxes on ethanol and subsidized cook gas.

also voted for the decision. Their reason was that it was necessary to support the poorest part of the population in the country with more than 210 million inhabitants. Lula ruled from the beginning of 2003 to the end of 2010 and took millions of people from the bitterest poverty with social programs.

In Brazil, the deforestation of the Amazon further broke records in September .
© Copyright 2022, the Obs The Deforestation in Amazon hit 1,455 square kilometers in September, a record for this month of the Year, according to official data published this Friday, October 7, which suggests that 2022 could exceed the historic record of the first year of mandate by Jair Bolsonaro.

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