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        In a speech last week from the capital, Brazil's president Luiz

Inácio Lula da Silva appeared to balloon with pride over his

accomplishments and gloated over achieving in months what his

predecessor Fernando Henrique Cardoso could not do during his eight

years in office.            "I am pleased and the Brazilian

people are satisfied that we have done something in seven months that

has taken other countries years to do," said Lula on the pension reform

amendment. "The last president of Brazil spent eight years trying to get

a social security reform bill through Congress."            

While the president is riding high over his win with pensions, analysts

see a much tougher field to hoe in the coming months.           

Next on the Lula administration agenda is taxes, a fight that will not

only be waged in the capital, but at the state and local levels as well.

Governors, who backed Lula's pension proposal in Congress, want to see

additional revenue tickle down to the local levels. The president,

however, insists on "tax reform designed to stimulate production, not to

boost revenue" for the states, as he put it on Monday.Brazil's president intends to

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