By Michael Reid
After a long time of army rule, the fourth so much 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 develop into extra of an important player in worldwide affairs. yet because it prepares to host the 2014 soccer international Cup and 2016 Olympics, Brazil has been rocked by way of mass protest. This insightful quantity considers the nation’s nonetheless considerable problems—an inefficient country, 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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