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Brazil could lose its U.N. vote due to debt


UNITED NATIONS/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil is in danger of losing its vote at the cash-strapped United Nations if it does not pay some of the $400 million it owes by the end of the year, U.N. and Brazilian officials said. 

Of Brazil’s $415.8 million bill, $143 million is owed for 2019, they said.

Under U.N. rules, if a country is in arrears in an amount that equals or exceeds the contributions due for the previous two years, it can lose its General Assembly vote unless the country can show its inability to pay is beyond its ...


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