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Shopon Hossin
Apr 06, 2022
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Food and Nutrition Sovereignty and Security (Rede they think), 43.4 million Brazilians can no longer buy enough food; of them, 19 million go hungry every day. Images that should have been relegated to the past have resurfaced: old people and children Whatsapp Mobile Number List rummaging through supermarket leftovers; women lining up to buy bits of bone and cartilage for cooking. In the second largest producer (and exporter) of beef in the world, with 10.5 million tons a year, meat has become an unaffordable luxury for a large part of the population. Rice and beans, staple foods in Brazil, have also become very expensive: their prices have soared 60% and 75% respectively since the start of the pandemic. Brazil is the world's eighth oil producer (2.8 million Whatsapp Mobile Number List barrels per day), but since the Temer government, prices for domestic consumption are linked to international prices in dollars. The national currency, the real, lost 49% of its value between January 2019 and November 2021, and the prices of fuel and cooking gas have skyrocketed: a 13-kilo gas cylinder now costs more than 100 reais. (15 euros), or about 10% of the minimum wage, and millions of families are forced to cook by burning firewood and cardboard. For Petrobras shareholders, this is good news: on October 29, the company announced an additional dividend of 560 million dollars. That same day, the Bolsa Família benefit, the star program of the Lula era, received its last payment. It was extinguished by the Whatsapp Mobile Number List Bolsonaro government, which instead announced the launch of the Whatsapp Mobile Number List Brasil”. The average paid in November was 224.41 reais per family (or 39 dollars), very insufficient to compensate for the sharp increase in the cost of living. Those who can leave the country. Between 2012 and 2020, the number of Brazilians officially living abroad increased from 1,898,762 to 4,215,800, an increase of 122%.18.
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