Brazil ranks 4th among countries that have most moved away from democracy in 2020 – Report

The country's drop was behind only that of Poland, Hungary, and Turkey. The latter two, one under right-winger Viktor Orban and the other under conservative Recep Erdogan, have officially become autocracies, in V-Dem's classification.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is the country that has moved away from democracy in 2020 more than all but three other countries, in a ranking of 202 countries analyzed. The conclusion is from the Variations of Democracy (V-Dem) report by the institute linked to the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.

Published in March 2021, the document is read by investors and researchers worldwide to define priorities for actions globally.

The country's drop was exceed only by that of Poland, Hungary, and Turkey. The latter two, one under right-winger Viktor Orbán and the other under conservative . . .

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