US: Wow, our politics is bonkers right now! UK: Wanna bet? Brazil: Hold my caipirinha.
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But, if we may, Brazil is definitely giving them both a run for their money.
The rolling crisis in Latin America's largest country involves more than 1,000 politicians, at least $2 billion lost to corruption, a website called Jesus.com, and even a self-proclaimed warlock!
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Brazil has been in a state of crisis since 2014. TWO THOUSAND AND FOURTEEN.
Way back in 2014, when Taylor Swift was recovering from her breakup with Harry Styles and Hillary Clinton was still pretending that she wasn’t running for president, Brazilian prosecutors were investigating a money laundering scheme based out of a car wash in Brasilia, the country’s capital. Feeling creative, the investigators called it Operation Car Wash.
The scheme revolved around the state-run oil company Petrobras, which Brazil’s largest construction companies systematicall..