Brazil

Federal republic in South America

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Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5ย million square kilometers and with over 208 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the fifth most populous. Its capital is Brasรญlia, and its most populated city is Sรฃo Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and..
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Brazil's economy ministry is urging Justice Minister Sergio Moro to consider opening a criminal investigation into the possible hacking of Economy Minister Paulo..
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The cellphone of Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes has been hacked, his press office said late on Monday, as the minister became the most recent government..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks fresh ways..
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President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL..
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Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state..
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The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible consequences in..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages..
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Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff..
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The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead,..
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Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Monday he considers it "impossible" for Brazil to leave the Paris Agreement on climate change.
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