Will Brazil be the next Venezuela? | Venezuela | Al Jazeera

Lately there have been quite a few alarmist headlines in Brazilian media suggesting that Brazil might be “the next Venezuela”, comparing its current political crisis to that of its northern neighbour.

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The growing polarisation between the left and the right in Brazil has reached a point where – just like in Venezuela – no compromise appears possible, the argument goes. Brazil could, therefore, succumb to a similar vortex of violent protests and instability.

Will Brazil be the next Venezuela? | Venezuela | Al Jazeera