Misha Glenny on how to explain Brazil to foreigners

“People know quite a lot about China, they know quite a lot about United States, but ask them about Brazil and they will probably talk to you about football and Carnival and samba and that is about it. A sort of exoticism based on cliches and a sort of images largely from Rio de Janeiro and not from elsewhere in the country”, explains the author of McMafia and Nemesis.

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