Russia, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Nigeria are among the states which have recently moved their capital cities. This short video from The Economist explores some of the reasons a country might decide to try a different capital.
In the past century eight countries have changed their capital city pic.twitter.com/rFt9AGzom6
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) January 26, 2017
Brazil has been beset by water crisis after water crisis in recent years. The World Resources Institute believes careful management of forests and wetlands could ease the problem.Read nowCan natural infrastructure help Brazil beat its water crisis?
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After years of seeming to be on the cusp of transformation, has Brazil's moment gone? Former ambassador Melvyn Levitsky believes the nation's prospects are looking less promising.Watch nowIs Brazil's future Utopia now a thing of the past?
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