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LocationSouth America
LeaderPresident of Brazil
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Incumbent: Michel Temer
Since 31 August 2016
Typenation state
SubpageBrazil/1964 coup d'état
Very large and not particularly populous country which has made a priority of biofuels.

For the 1985 dystopian film entitled Brazil, see Brazil (film).

Brazil is the largest nation state in South America. In 2013, it was #10 in the world in terms of military expenditure.[1]

2016 Olympics

On 21 July 2016, Brazil arrested 10 people "suspected of belonging to a poorly organized group supporting Islamic State".[2]

Brazil "plans to deploy about 85,000 soldiers, police and other security personnel during the Rio Games, more than twice as many in place for the London Olympics in 2012."[2]


An ambassador to Brazil

Nation stateStartDescription
US/Ambassador to Brazil29 October 1825

Groups Headquartered Here

A Group Headquartered Here
Central Bank of Brazil
World Social Forum

Citizens of Brazil on Wikispooks

Ilan Goldfajn12 March 1966
Antonio Sanchez de Larragoiti
Paulo Malhães17 April 193825 April 2014Admitted torturing and murdering dissidents
Inês Etienne Romeu18 December 194227 April 2015She is believed to have been the only captive to survive detention in a Brazilian torture centre known as the Casa da Morta, "the house of death"
José Graziano da Silva
Achim Steiner

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