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Brazil’s 2019 in numbers

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This is Brazil by the Numbers, a 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, we gather Brazil’s top 14 numbers of 2019!

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