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This week, we talk about the state of relations between Brazil’s Bolsonaro and U.S. President-elect Joe Biden. And what banks’ earnings reports say about the economy.

Bolsonaro keeps mum about Biden win

After days of a drawn-out counting process in key states, American TV networks finally called the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, declaring Democratic candidate Joe Biden as the winner. But neither President Jair Bolsonaro or Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo have issued any statement congratulating the president-elect, being the only South American nation — besides Suriname — to do so.

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