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Brasília: Capital of Brazil
Brasília is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District. The city is located atop the Brazilian highlands in the country's center-western region. It was founded on April 21, 1960, to serve as the new national capital. Brasília is estimated to be Brazil's third-most populous city. Among major Latin American cities, it has the highest GDP per capita.

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Virus-hit Brazil split on Bolsonaro [Video]

Virus-hit Brazil split on Bolsonaro

A thousand crosses placed in front of Brazil's Congress to honour people who have died from COVID-19 and to denounce President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic, set against Bolsonaro..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published
Brazil protests show political split amid virus [Video]

Brazil protests show political split amid virus

People marched both for and against President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday (June 14) as the number of COVID-19 cases increased 17,000 from a day before. Caroline Malone reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:38Published

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