3,000 Mayors in Brazil’s Capital in Search of More Funds

Tuesday, April 25, the 9th March to BrasÀ­lia in Defense of Municipalities (9ª Marcha a BrasÀ­lia em Defesa dos MunicÀ­pios) will open meetings at the Blue Tree Convention Center in Brazilian capital BrasÀ­lia.

The event’s theme this year is "Municipalities United Rebuilding a Federative Pact based on Solidarity"  This year the National Confederation of Municipalities (Confederação Nacional dos Municí­pios) (CNM) expects to bring together 3,000 mayors from all over the country.

The mayors will be demanding a greater share of funds that finance health and education, and assistance in dealing with their debts.

On the last day of the event, Thursday, April 27, presidential candidates will address the gathering.

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