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Numbers of the week: Sep. 28, 2019

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This is 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. This week: Children shot in Rio, Congress investigating fake news, Bolsonaro lies to the UN, oil stains in the Northeast, sexual harassment, president’s approval ratings, GDP growth expectations.

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17 children

Brazilians were left shocked and outraged by the death of 8-year-old Ágatha Félix in Rio de Janeiro. Hit by a rifle bullet in the back during a police operation, Ágatha was...

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