Weekly Brief

Ángel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OECD. In a visit to Brazil earlier this week he said that of all countries it is in the best position to gain a membership in the organization.
  • Brazil exits recession.
  • Job creation balance on the positive side after January’s report.
  • Increased efforts towards joining the OECD.
  • Trump’s trade war an economic setback.
  • Roger Gallério’s new Federal Police leadership is taking shape.

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News Brief –– March 1

Ex-director of Dersa, “Paulo Preto.” He is accused of having operated a kickback scheme under São Paulo governor José Serra.
  • “Paulo preto”, ex-director under José Serra’s state government, is accused of having operated a kickback scheme during the mandate of the former governor of São Paulo.
  • The Minister of Public Security, Raul Jungmann, wants to discuss potential appointees to the Federal Police with its new director.
  • The OECD released a report outlining obstacles in the way of a Brazilian membership.

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