Former Brazilian governor dies

Carlos Langoni
Carlos Langoni (middle), with former governors Alexandre Tombini (L) and Henrique Meirelles (R)
Central Bank of Brazil

Carlos Langoni, a former governor of the Central Bank of Brazil (BCB), died in Rio de Janeiro on June 13 at the age of 76. Reports in Brazilian media gave the cause of death as Covid-19.

Langoni had been in the Copa Star Hospital since November.

The BCB released a statement on its website, saying Langoni had contributed to the country’s economic stability during his tenure. The statement indicated that his voice would be missed in economic debate.

Langoni served as governor between 1980 and

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