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Meet the New Brazil. A Lot Like the Old Brazil.

October 04, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO  What’s happening in Brazil this week shouldn’t really be a surprise.

It’s happened many times before.

Here in Rio, the capital from 1763 to 1960, you see the evidence most clearly:

The imposing old Ministry of War downtown. The fort at the end of Copacabana Beach. The military base in Urca, with its privileged view of the Sugarloaf. The ...

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