By Michael Reid
After many years of army rule, the fourth such a lot populous democracy loved powerful reformist management that tamed inflation, opened the rustic as much as exchange, and addressed poverty and different social concerns, permitting Brazil to turn into extra of a necessary player in international affairs. yet because it prepares to host the 2014 soccer international Cup and 2016 Olympics, Brazil has been rocked by means of mass protest. This insightful quantity considers the nation’s nonetheless plentiful problems—an inefficient nation, common corruption, dysfunctional politics, and violent crime in its cities—alongside its achievements to supply an absolutely rounded portrait of a colourful nation approximately to take a commanding place at the international stage.
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