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Less dollars, no problem?

Good morning! Brazil’s currency woes “not a problem” for the government. The U.S. to make life easier for Brazilian travelers. Operation Car Wash could have pulled a thread to unravel South America’s cocaine trade. And YouTube’s new anti-misinformation tool. (This newsletter is for platinum subscribers only. Become one now!)

Weaker currency “as expected,” says Brazilian Economy minister

For the first time ever, we wake to the U.S. Dollar being worth BRL 4.21—yet a new nominal record. But that doesn’t scare Economy Minister Paulo Guedes, for whom such an exchange rate was expected—and that Brazilians should become accustomed to a new...

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