Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding ‘boom’ decade

In this Sept. 14, 2017 photo, Leticia Miranda sits at her doorstep in the former Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) building in the Mangueira favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. When Miranda, 28, lost her job selling newspapers about six months ago amid Brazil’s worst economic crisis in decades, she had no choice but to move to an abandoned building where several hundred people were already living. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)


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