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TCU determines spending audit with indigenous people in Bolsonaro government

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The action will be carried out jointly with the Union Comptroller General to support the Ministry of Health with the situation of the Yanomami




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The Federal Court of Auditors (TCU) has established, with a document signed by the president of the body, Bruno Dantas, that the General Secretariat for External Control carries out an audit, in collaboration with the General Control Office (CGU) to evaluate the reasons that led to humanitarian crisis among indigenous peoples, in particular Yanomami.

The proposal of control it was done by Minister Vital do Rego. According to an extract from the document, released by CNN, the goal is to improve the quality of life of this population.

“Brazil has been shocked by the news published on the health and humanitarian crisis in the largest indigenous land in the country, the state of Roraima, where the Yanomami live. Faced with this situation, I deem it appropriate to bring a report on the activities carried out by this Chamber to the Plenary, highlighting, within our competence, the actions that ratify the concern of TCU for the improvement of the quality of life of the reference population”. states the document.

Dantas also underlines that he has made an agreement with the Prime Minister of the CGU, Vinicius Carvalho, for the institutions to work together to support the Ministry of Health, which must act immediately in the face of the humanitarian crisis affecting the Yanomami.

“For these reasons, noting the relevant issues highlighted here, I order the General Secretariat for External Control to immediately carry out the audit proposed by Minister Vital do Rego and approved by this Plenary under TC-036.378/2021-6, in partnership with the CGU, to evaluate the causes of vulnerability of indigenous populations, in particular of the Yanomami people, considering that the issue raised, already worrying, has become even more urgent, should effective and energetic interventions by the Federal Government be necessary”, describes a other part of the document.

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