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Numbers of the week: Nov. 9, 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: The future of small towns, a disappointing pre-salt oil auction, the Supreme Court’s decision of the year, a better expectation for 2020’s GDP, the boom of extreme poverty, Bolsonaro’s link to Marielle’s case. 

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1,217 towns

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