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Brazil’s trust crisis

Good morning! Today, Brazilians don’t trust each other. Facilities run out of Covid tests as Omicron spread outstrips supply. Twitter hits back at prominent pro-Bolsonaro accounts.

Trust is a rare commodity in Brazil

Brazil's trust crisis
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It comes as no surprise that Brazilians don’t trust institutions — surveys have shown that for years. However, a new study published today by the Inter-American Development Bank adds a new dimension to the country’s misgivings: Brazilians don’t trust each other.

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