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Brazil faces its worst ever crisis

Philipp Barth
October 17, 2016

It's been two months since the Olympic Games ended. Now the focus is back on Brazil's economy. It's not a pretty picture.

Brasilien Sao Paolo - Besetztes Hochhaus in Sao Paulo
Image: picture-alliance/dpa/G. Ismar

The country remains in recession, interest rates are sky-high, as are inflation and unemployment. Can the government turn the economy around?