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Brazil's Bolsonaro walks back decree to suspend worker pay amid coronavirus

Reuters Monday, 23 March 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was forced on Monday to walk back a decree letting companies suspend pay to workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, following barbs from congressional leaders and rising discontent with his handling of the crisis.
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