Brazil's Senate passes second austerity measure

miércoles 27 de mayo de 2015 18:19 GYT

BRASILIA May 27 (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate on Wednesday approved an austerity measure that cuts pension benefits as part of President Dilma Rousseff's drive to reduce a widening fiscal deficit and regain investors' confidence in the once-booming economy.

(Reporting by Alonso Soto; Editing by Chris Reese)