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12/12 | Challenges to overcoming inequality in Brazil: A conversation with Nelson Barbosa, former Minister of Finance of Brazil

The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies, SCEPA, and the Reconvexo Collective invite you to:

“Challenges to overcoming inequality in Brazil: A conversation with Nelson Barbosa, former Minister of Finance of Brazil”

With Nelson Barbosa and Marcelo Medeiros

After
many years of decreasing income inequality and poverty levels, Brazil
is again facing a worsening of its poverty indicators. According to the
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the number of
people in Brazil with an income below the World Bank Poverty Line
increased, on average, by one million every year between 2015 and 2018.
This seminar is an opportunity to discuss the recent economic and
political changes in Brazil, and how they can affect income distribution
and poverty indicators.

Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103
Albert and Vera List Academic Center
6 E 16th Street, New York, NY 10003

Speaker: Nelson Barbosa

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Magistrate Accuses Former Finance Minister Tugbeh Doe of Issuing Death Threats on His Life

Brewerville Magisterial Court Associate Justice Fallah J. Matthews

MONROVIA – The case involving former Liberia’s Finance Minister Tugbeh Doe of the Sky International Insurance Company has taken a new dimension as the Presiding Magistrate Fallah J. Matthews raised an alarm over a “death threat” made on his life by unknown persons allegedly linked to the famous insurance company.

Mr. Doe who is presently the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sky International Insurance Company served as Finance Minister during the National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL) of Charles Gyude Bryant.

His Honor Fallah J. Matthews is one of the Magistrates assigned at the Brewerville Magisterial Court in district # 17, Montserrado County.

Speaking to a local radio station in Monrovia recently, Magistrate Matthews claimed that a purported letter from a group calling itself “Jungle Boys Death Squad” threatened to eliminate him and his family members due to the manner and

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Minister: IGP’s remarks on MCO until June just personal view, decision to extend still hinges on MOH | Malaysia

Police personnel conduct checks on vehicles during a roadblock in Section 7, Shah Alam April 15, 2020. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa
Police personnel conduct checks on vehicles during a roadblock in Section 7, Shah Alam April 15, 2020. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa

KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Malaysia’s top cop’s remarks yesterday that the movement control order (MCO) could possibly be extended to June is just his personal opinion, as the government’s decision whether to extend such an order would depend on the Health Ministry’s views, Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said today.

Ismail Sabri was asked to comment on Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador’s remarks yesterday on a possible extension of the MCO to June if Malaysians remain stubborn in complying with the MCO.

“About the statement made by the inspector-general of police, that may be his view, but whatever it is, the decision whether to extend or not, it depends on the Health Ministry’s advice,” Ismail Sabri said during a press conference

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Blockchain would be part of our state’s priority; French Minister of Finance Bruno Le Maire

In view of the Blockchain Week Summit scheduled for 16 – 17 of April, the Capital magazine aspect on “economic and business” had an interview with Bruno Le Maire a day before, 15th April. In the remarks of France’s Minister of Economy and Finance, he communicated that the government of France would make blockchain a priority.

To demonstrate the commitment of the French government to prioritize blockchain, a sum of four million and five hundred thousand euros (EUR 4.5m) have been set aside for all advance inventions with blockchain inclusive. The money is an equivalent of five million US dollars ($5 m). France aims to perform this to disrupt American and Chinese supremacy on technology.

Brune Maire also made remarks which underscored PACTE Act responsible for the regulatory process of blockchain. PACTE Act was just currently approved by the states’ National Assembly.

The interview with France’s Minister of Economy and

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