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Deaths set to outweigh births amid Brazil’s pandemic crisis

Birth rates won't keep up with deaths in Brazil. Bolsonaro wines and dines big business. Infrastructure auctions a success (of sorts)

Today, birth rates struggle to keep up with coronavirus deaths in Brazil. Bolsonaro wines and dines big business. Government begins its infrastructure auctions, to some (contested) success

The pandemic could shrink the Brazilian population

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Amid the pandemic, births rates struggle to keep pace with deaths. Photo: Photocarioca/Shutterstock

The Brazilian population has consistently grown over the past century and a half — from 100 million in 1872 to 212 million now. Birth rates have tailed off...

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