Brazil Breaks Record of 13.5 Million People in Extreme Poverty, Says IBGE

Brazil has more people living in poverty than the total population of countries like Portugal, Belgium, Cuba or Greece.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil broke record levels of poverty last year, with 13.5 million Brazilians living in extreme poverty, a figure that is greater than the entire population of Bolivia.

The data are from the Summary of Social Indicators (SIS), released by the official Brazilian Institute of . . .

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