Latin America

Latinobarómetro: Brazilians lack faith in institutions

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Brazil is among the least trusting and most pessimistic of all Latin American countries, according to new research from non-profit Latinobarómetro. In the latest results from the firm’s annual research, which ranges from faith in democracy and political institutions to identifying one’s own social class and expectations for the coming year, Brazil emerged as home to one of the continent’s most cynical populations.

The Latinobarómetro’s approval rating was more generous to President Temer than was Datafolha, which recently locked in Mr. Temer’s presidency at 3 percent, with a 3 percentage-point margin of error.

Latinobarómetro, meanwhile, placed Temer with a 6...

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