The is NO food.
ROBERTO CAMPOS Festival (He would be 100 years old this year)
(1917-2001) Economist, Diplomat, Minister of Planning during one of Brazil’s authoritarian regime‘s administrations
“Socialism promised the paradise, but cannot guarantee the supply of toilet paper.”
Roberto Campos in November, 1989, kind of seeing what would happen with the current Bolivarian Venezuela.
The common citizen writes a check for R$500 (around US$120) and the Brazilian IRS knows about it. Odebrecht pays more than R$3,3 billion (around US$1,1 billion) in corruption money and the Brazilian IRS’s supercomputers never have a clue.
In order to send 10 euros abroad, it’s a savage bureaucracy. During decades, fortunes were transferred illegally from Brazil to other countries and nobody saw anything.