Offshore Crisis Furthers Guedes' Isolation, and Bolsonaro Is Pressured by Allies

Interlocutors of the president complain about the minister's difficulty with the economic agenda in Congress and see embarrassment

The revelation that Paulo Guedes maintains a company in a tax haven served to increase the pressure in the government on the Minister of Economy, who is going through his moment of greatest isolation in the Esplanada and in the Palácio do Planalto.

Interlocutors of the president say that Guedes, formerly a super minister, has not been able to find solutions to reverse the economic crisis, and especially for the implementation of Auxílio Brasil, successor to Bolsa Família.

Thus, friendly fire against Guedes in the corridors of the Planalto has intensified in recent days and aides to President Jair Bolsonaro (no party) should use the offshore episode to increase the frying.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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