• Brazil's Highs and Lows

    8 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    When their country was chosen to host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, Brazilians saw overdue recognition of their rising international standing. Even the global financial crisis had barely nicked Brazil's effervescent economy, thanks to cheaper credit, newly discovered oil and a commodities boom. Fast forward to 2018, and the economy continues to struggle after emerging from the worst recession on record, with unemployment stuck in double digits. Lula - Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, one of th
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