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Numbers of the week: Jan. 18, 2020

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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: copycat Nazi propaganda by Brazil’s government, GDP projections, record in rifles seizing, troops on social service, the new Brazilian base in Antarctica and two chapters of a water crisis.

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1 sentence from the Nazi propaganda minister

Theater director Roberto Alvim was fired as Brazil’s culture secretary after posting a video on social media to promote a new...

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