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Thousands take to the streets to protest with the UN has condemned as a socially regressive policy.
The agricultural and industrial sectors were performing worse than last year, the state statistics firm said.
Seventy-five people were killed but rescuers found six survivors at the crash site.
The IMF is urging Brazil's government to implement tough austerity and reform measures to kickstart economic recovery.
Brazil's biggest company is currently restructuring to deal with crippling debt, low oil prices, and a corruption probe.
The World Health Organization says that Zika has spread to almost 60 countries around the world.
Temer called on senators to support a proposed constitutional amendment that caps federal spending.
Congress faces a sink or swim situation as it mulls measures that could hurt working class families.
Last week, the government announced a $17-billion austerity package comprised of tax increases and spending cuts.
His senior allies in Brazil's PMDB party will likely be targeted by Petrobras-linked graft investigations.