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Does speaking Portuguese isolate Brazil from the rest of Latin America?

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Unlike other Latin Americans, Brazilians speak Portuguese. Photo: Dan Gold
spanish speaking portuguese
Unlike other Latin Americans, Brazilians speak Portuguese. Photo: Dan Gold

When the Netflix original drama Narcos debuted in 2015, it instantly drew a cult following. That is, except for Colombia, where the story is set. That’s because drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, born and raised in the Medellín area, was portrayed by Brazilian actor Wagner Moura – who, prior...

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