TITLE

Strong Medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Margolis, Mac
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);6/30/2003-7/7/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 141/142 Issue 26/1, p
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Brazilian Finance minister Antônio Palocci. Frugal nature of Palocci; History of inflation in Brazil and seven currencies that were used between 1985 and 1995; Decision of Palocci to raise the country's primary budget surplus; Critics of Palocci's actions, including Vice President José Alencar; Improving economic forecast in Brazil; Biographical information about Palocci; Selection of Palocci as Finance minister by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva; Key constitutional reforms that Palocci is pushing for, including of the pension system.
ACCESSION #
10166072

 

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