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Bolsonaro signs decree extending emergency aid to…

BRASILIA, June 30 – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a presidential decree to extend an emergency monthly stipend of 600 reais ($110) to informal workers for two more months to help cushion the blow of the COVID-19 crisis.

During the ceremony in Brasilia, Bolsonaro said he hopes the economy will be rebounding by the end of the emergency payments, which were originally set to expire this month.

($1 = 5.45 reais) (Reporting by Maria Carolina Marcello Writing by Gabriela Mello Editing by Brad Haynes)

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