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Surname 1NameProfessorCourseDateSlow Road to Paradise Identification of ProblemsBrazil has been facing numerous problems since it gained independence, and even thoughvarious changes have been made seeking to improve the state of the country, most of the issues have not been resolved. Most of the reforms have taken place in select areas in the country. However, on the national level, numerous issues have continued rocking the country. With the continuation of these problems, it is essential to identify the fact that the development of the country will remain stagnant, affecting the living conditions of the country's citizens. By reviewing the various issues that the problem faces per the article, "Slow Road to Paradise," it is possible to identify the severity of the issues. Moreover, identification of the institutions that are causing these problems is essential for a resolution strategy to be well established.According to the article, one of the major issues that the country is currently facing is corruption. Corruption in Brazil has become very common, and despite the increase in international sanctions, the people responsible for this do not change their behavior. Many peoplein Brazil live in abstract poverty, and the reason for this is the fact that they cannot get money fortheir various needs (Riethof 64). The government promised an increase in jobs and reform of the system, but this has never been achieved. Without employment, people can't get money to feed
Surname 2their families. Moreover, corruption within the government has seen the corrupt officials pocketing the money meant for the development of their constituencies. It is because of the embezzlement that people have continued suffering while the government officials continued to improve their lives. Owing to the abstract poverty these people face and lack of employment opportunities, criminal activities increase.The other issue to identify concerning the country is an increased crime rate. Provided thefact that people can't earn a decent living, they result in committing various crimes such as muggings and robbery with violence. The state of affairs in the country has been so terrible that people go back home early to avoid encountering these criminals. The police have also become

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