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Brazil’s Big House

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Once, when I was arguing with my Brazilian Hostess about the destruction of the Amazon, she snapped “You have no idea how big this country is!” That’s Brazil: big – grande – grand in size and gesture. So when the São Paulo Authorities shut down Latin America’s largest and most infamous jail, they didn’t just close it. They blew it up.

This article was originally published in Topic.

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