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Numbers of the week: Oct. 12, 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: Bolsonaro changing parties again? Plus, oil spills on the Brazilian coast, a rare month of deflation, Neymar’s 100th cap for Brazil, millionaire funds with drug cartel’s assets, Brazil’s newest saint, the wage gap between the public and private sector.

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