In recent years, Brazil has flexed its economic muscles and gotten the world's attention. But Brazil has also turned heads by reducing poverty for tens of millions of people. Now the country's new president is on a crusade to eliminate extreme poverty. Much of the government's efforts are centered in the country's far northeast. It is a traditionally poor area, but also a region with China-like economic growth.
Brazil's President Vows To End Poverty For Millions
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