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Brazil by the Numbers

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Today we’re launching Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil. Random numbers that help explain what is going on in Brazil. Send any suggestions to [email protected]


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President Jair Bolsonaro will undergo surgery on September 8 to remove a hernia from his abdomen, which was caused by the three previous procedures he underwent after being stabbed last year during a campaign rally. Mr. Bolsonaro’s intestines suffered several perforations, causing a loss of 2.5 liters of blood, which brought the president very close to...

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