By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, November 29th, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) released its latest national survey (PNAD), which showed that for the three-month period that ended in October, the unemployment rate reached 11.8 percent, a slight increase from the previous trimester that ended in July of 11.6 percent.
However, the latest trimester figures were significantly higher than the same three-month period in 2015 when unemployment topped 8 . . .