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LatinNews Daily Report - 26 June 2013

Brazil’s Rousseff backtracks on constituent assembly

Development: On 25 June Education Minister Aloizio Mercadante announced that following consultations with senior members of the judiciary and political leaders the government would promote a national plebiscite on political reform, dropping the idea of a constituent assembly, as proposed by President Dilma Rousseff just 24 hours earlier.

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