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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Unemployment rate in Brazil for the quarter ending in October of 2015 increased by nine percent, according to the IBGE’s (Brazilian Statistics Bureau) National Household Survey (PNAD). The rate is the highest since 2012, when the historic series was started.

According to the survey over 9.1 million persons sought, but were not able to obtain, employment during the three-month period ending in October of 2015. The number represents an increase of 5.3 percent in relation to the three previous months (May-June-July) and of 38 . . .

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