State of Paraíba, Brazil, Deploys Agents to Monitor Drought Expenses

Posted on February 8, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Corruption, Weather/Climate

On February 6, 2013, G1 reported that in the state of Paraíba, agents from the state’s Accounting Department will be deployed to towns affected by the severe drought to see how various municipalities are spending money. The big question the municipalities have to face is whether or not they are using the drought money on Carnaval expenses. The chairman of the department is giving each town 30 days to report what they have spent on Carnaval. Mayors are asked to monitor expenses closely and make sure the funds are being spent wisely and appropriately.  Read Article

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