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Brazil Humongous! We've got nuts and we've got ants, it's Brazilliant in Brazil-il-il! Brazil (Officially the Federative Republic of Brazil ) is, by far, the largest country in Latin America. The most important thing to know about its culture, before anything else, is that in Brazil people speak Portuguese, different from the rest of Latin America, which mostly speaks Spanish; though there is a Spanish speaking minority (way less than 1%) in the west and south, and Spanish is taught in schools (but again, so is English). Furthermore, Brazil's population is a mix of Portuguese colonists, African slaves and Native Americans plus immigrants from Europe, Middle East and Japan, making for a gene pool different from the rest of the continent - For example, "Hispanic" is not a very well-known group, and more people have skin tones between white and black than of either extreme. Though it is not well known, Brazil contains the most Japanese people (and descendants) of any nation outside of Japan. The Southern state of Rio
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.

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