Numbers of the week: Oct. 26, 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 around the country. This week: Brazil’s environmental woes; Country risk is down; Bolsonaro’s illegal campaign funds; How Brazilian investors behave.

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BRL 59 billion in unpaid fines

According to a recent report by The Intercept, Brazil’s environmental agency Ibama issued over 603,400 fines since January 1980 (one of them, worth BRL 10,000, was slapped on President Jair Bolsonaro, who in 2012 was...

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