Brazil’s Geography Problem
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Brazil’s Geography Problem

August 14, 2019


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months at https://skl.sh/wendover3. There are plenty of lines you can draw on
the globe but perhaps none is more consequential than the equator. Of the 15 wealthiest countries
in the world as measured by GDP per capita, all are in the northern hemisphere. Only 800
million of earth’s 7.6 billion residents live south of the equator. There is a clear
divide between north and south but of those 800 million people a quarter of them, about
207 million, live here in Brazil. The country is an exception to the global trend. Brazil
is the fifth most populous country in the world and the most populous entirely within
the southern hemisphere. Its economy has grown enormously and the country is quickly developing.
Although, the very land it sits on stacks the odds against it. Its location gives it
a disadvantage. Given this, the question is whether Brazil can develop into a world superpower
by the likes of the US, Europe, Russia, India, and China or if the country is doomed to fail? Brazil, of course, looks like this but in
reality almost 80% of the country’s population lives here—within 200 miles of the coast.
You do see a concentration of population near the coast in any country as it provides a
cheap and easy means of transportation by boats and a source of food through fishing
but few countries have such a severe concentration of people by the oceans as Brazil. This small
area, for example, is home to three of Brazil’s six largest cities. Normally this would help
development as the area in between cities will urbanize but this map doesn’t tell
the whole story—this one does. You see, this area of Brazil is rather mountainous.
The major cities mostly exist in small pockets of low-altitude, flat land on the ocean. This
is because major cities need easy water access to get goods in and out. The majority of Brazil’s
coast is defined by steep, sheer cliffs. Petrópolis, for example, a suburb of Rio, is a mere 13
miles from the ocean and yet it sits at almost 3,000 feet of altitude. The rare areas with
low-altitude land on the water are where cities like Porte Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, and Recife
are but this pattern has two consequences. First, these cities, while being on flat land
themselves are surrounded by cliffs and mountainous regions which means their growth is limited.
There are plenty of cities that exist in mountainous regions but the world’s largest and most
influential cities like London and Delhi and Beijing all exist in areas with absolutely
no geographical features limiting their growth. The fact that Brazil’s cities locate in
rare low-altitude coastal land means that the country will likely never have a megalopolis
by the likes of the Pearl River Delta or the US Northeast. It takes a surprising six hours
to drive between Rio and Sao Paolo and since there’s no low-altitude coastal land in
between them, there are really no major cities in between them too. Brazil’s cities are
confined to the geographically convenient areas which are spread out from each other.
This means the cities can’t collaborate easily with each other thereby limiting Brazil’s
impact on the world stage. Like any large country, Brazil’s development
potential is also linked to how it gets its food. This, in fact, might be Brazil’s greatest
obstacle as it really doesn’t hav e much great farmland, at least yet. The country’s
main agricultural region is its south which is blessed with great soil and great rivers
that help transport crops away from their farms. Interestingly, the same elevation that
leads to steep coastal cliffs causes rivers to run in a counterintuitive direction. The
Tietê river, for example, starts near Sao Paolo a mere 10 miles away from the Atlantic
ocean but then runs inland almost 500 miles where it flows into the Paraná River which
eventually flows out into the ocean near Buenos Aires, Argentina. If a farmer wants to export
their food abroad, it’s often cheaper to first ship it the thousands of miles by boat
on these rivers than just hundreds of miles overland to Brazil’s coast due to their
poor road infrastructure. This means that Argentina gets the business of packing up
and shipping Brazil’s food to other countries. That’s just lost money for Brazil as a result
of their geography. Brazil’s south, though, does not even have enough land to feed the
country’s own 200 million residents. Given that, the question is where to put the rest
of the farms. In Brazil’s north is the Amazon basin. The
central feature of this region is, of course, the Amazon River which is navigable for boats.
Normally this feature would lead to a significant population as navigable rivers serve as cheap
and easy transport for crops and goods but the banks of the Amazon are a tough place
to farm or live. Not only are they muddy and unstable which makes building difficult, but
the Amazon also regularly floods which means that every year many of the communities on
the banks of the Amazon can have their streets underwater for months. Building and living
in the Amazonian cities is difficult, but what’s more difficult is building the roads
in and out. The largest city in the Amazon, Manaus, is home to 2.6 million people, it’s
as big as Baltimore, and yet there are only three roads connecting the city to the outside
world. Many of the smaller towns around the Amazon have no roads going in and out as its
just incredibly costly and difficult to build roads through the rainforest. In fact, rather
unbelievably, there is not a single bridge spanning over the Amazon so there is no way
to drive from the northernmost region of Brazil to the rest without taking a ferry. Overall,
this whole area is just empty. Even if there was the infrastructure to transport crops
to market, farming in the Amazon involves clearing huge amounts of land and even then,
the soil is relatively infertile which leads to poor yields. Despite being Brazil’s largest
state, Amazonas is home to just 1.8% of its population. It just costs too much to build
the infrastructure needed to live there. To the south of the Amazon, though, is an
area known as the Cerrado. This vast savanna used to be in the same category as the Amazon—it
was empty. The problem was not only that there was no natural network of rivers to get crops
out of the area but also that the soil was too acidic and lacking enough nutrients to
easily grow large quantities of crops. Between both the Amazon and the Cerrado being off-limits
for large-scale farming, that meant that Brazil really didn’t have much land at all for
farming. 30 years ago, with only the south to farm, Brazil was actually a net importer
of food—it bought more food from other countries than it sold. That was until researchers discovered
that all you needed to do to fix the soil was add phosphorous and lime. The phosphorous
served as a fertilizer in the place of natural nutrients and the lime worked to reduce the
level of acidity. In the early 2000’s, the country spread more than 25 million tons of
lime per year and so today the Cerrado accounts for 70% of Brazil’s farmland. In addition,
Brazil has begun growing soybeans. This plant is normally grown in more temperate climates
such as the US, northern China, or Japan, but through cross-breeding and genetic modification
it can be modified to grow in warmer and acidic environments such as the Brazilian Cerrado.
Thanks to the enormous amount of land Brazil has and these technological advancements the
country has gone from producing 16% of the world’s soybean in 2005 to 31% today.
A country’s level of development is often to linked to how good its natural transportation
system is. That’s part of why the US developed so much so fast—it has a great system of
navigable rivers right in its agricultural heartland that helps get goods from the fields
to cities fast and inexpensively. The Brazilian Cerrado, though, does not have that. It doesn’t
even have much of a preexisting network of roads since before this recent agricultural
advancement barely anyone lived there. Therefore anyone who wants to farm in the Cerrado has
to find land, level it, treat it with phosphate and lime, and build roads to get supplies
in and crops out. Cerrado farms can be profitable but it takes an enormous amount of money to
build the infrastructure needed to start a farm. It’s not like the US or France or
China where all you need is some land. The consequence of this is that farms in Brazil
tend to owned by corporations rather than individuals because only corporations have
the money to build farms. That therefore increases the level of wealth disparity in Brazil. According
to the World Bank’s Gini index, Brazil is the 11th most economically unequal country
in the world. Lower wealth disparity and the emergence of a middle class are indicators
of economic development so the country should want to fix this. Brazil’s government has
recognized its infrastructure problem as a source of its wealth disparity and has therefore
worked to build roads in the interior so that more individuals can run farms but the government
only has so much money to spend and it’s a big country.
Brazil does, though, understand the importance of its core. It understands that the coastal
cities are constrained and that economic development will come from the center. It was partially
for that reason that the country decided to move its capital from Rio de Janeiro to here—Brasília.
The thinking was that putting the capital in the core would stimulate the economically
underdeveloped region and, in many ways, it worked. The city simply did not exist before
1960 yet today more than 4 million people live in its metropolitan area. Being located
on relatively flat land unlike Rio, the city can just grow and grow and grow without hinderance.
Brazil has potential, but its defining issue is that it’s an expensive place. It’s a
vicious cycle. In order to make money, Brazil needs to invest in its infrastructure but
without people making money it doesn’t have the tax money to build what it takes t o transition
into the first world. The question of why tropical countries are less developed is an
enormous one without a clear answer, but Brazil is one of the most likely candidates to break
this trend. It certainly lags behind other developing countries like China, but as its
agriculture industry develops it will become a bigger and bigger exporter which will bring
more money in. With time, its average income will inch up. The country already does have
major companies in other industries such as banking, manufacturing, and oil but with how
big Brazil is, agriculture is the one that’s the world’s focus right now. Only France,
Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States export more agricultural products per year
which is good company to be in. Brazil may not have the explosive growth rate of some
other less developed countries but by continuously taking what it earns and reinvesting it to
open up more of the country to agricultural production it will continue its path to superpower
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100 Comments

  • Reply Cat Pedra July 30, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    CARALHOOOOOOO, QUANTA COISA ERRADA .

  • Reply Drew Dienno July 30, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    Brasilia was designed poorly, the housing sections created central crime areas, they completely separated residential and commercial areas, and the buildings all look alike. Looks like a giant prison complex

  • Reply Vinicius Lima July 30, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Acredito que a geografia do país pode sim ser uma adversidade por parte, porém ela não é determinante, o problema do Brasil é a corrupção.

  • Reply Clara Almeida July 30, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    Vi aqui assistir e não gostei. Esses gringos criticando meu País. Sai pra lá… 🤔

  • Reply ŁAWŁIEŦ July 30, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    este documentario deveria pesquisar mais

  • Reply Bernardo Dantas July 30, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    BR HUEHEUEUEH

  • Reply Marcos Lucio Silva July 31, 2019 at 1:18 am

    here in Brazil
    a
    much robber and pilantras

  • Reply Francisco chico July 31, 2019 at 1:35 am

    Asneiras… megalópole já existe… São Paulo- Campinas- Jundiaí

  • Reply Samuel Goncalves July 31, 2019 at 1:39 am

    Sorriso, in Mato Grosso is known in Brazil as the capital of soy and it isn't on the south part.

  • Reply Wolf Rayet July 31, 2019 at 1:59 am

    quem vive em São Paolo?

  • Reply D Rai July 31, 2019 at 2:01 am

    🤣 Thats not even an accurate map of brazil! North of south America has at least 4 diffrent countries!

  • Reply VHP Music Official July 31, 2019 at 3:45 am

    bro, I really feel bad about you. you should be studying more to produce videos like this! u said so much shit that I got diarrhea from it lol

  • Reply iKawer July 31, 2019 at 4:25 am

    O problema é o ''São Paolo'' kkkkkkk é São Paulo

  • Reply HENRIQUE July 31, 2019 at 5:37 am

    🤔brasileiro é uma bosta mesmo kkkkk! O pais uma merda mas ninguém pode falar a Vdd 😆 que os comentários cá O ate defender os corruptos

  • Reply Enrique Diazhmiron July 31, 2019 at 7:13 am

    EASY TO KNOW A HUGE BANANA SHITHOLE THAT REFERENCE IS BRAZIL

  • Reply João Felipe July 31, 2019 at 9:21 am

    Iiiii falou do Brasil vai encher de br porque br tem sindrome de vira lata mesmo sendo os melhores ao lado dos EUA e Japão!

  • Reply munda alice July 31, 2019 at 10:42 am

    com isso os gringos aprenderam que se colocar Brazil nos titulos ganham mais likes pois vai tar cheio de br

  • Reply Tommy Vo July 31, 2019 at 11:12 am

    wow this video is getting lots of hate

  • Reply Pedro July 31, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Brazil is not located entirely within the southern hemisphere. It has some lands located north of the Equator.

  • Reply EmanuelRP July 31, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    I tried to speak well, but most are lies and almost prejudiced
    But besides that … it's the worst that's all

    (no fight ok ?!)

  • Reply games button July 31, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    Brasil is sucks

  • Reply RE_ PLAYS July 31, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Poha onde vcs pesquisaram isso pra fazer esse vídeo? Nada vê as coisas que vcs falam

  • Reply Jason J. Bowen Fajardo August 1, 2019 at 2:49 am

    Brazil has one of the best Coffee Beans in the World Grown by Local Farmers. Alot of Money can be made from that to fund schools, universities, hospitals, restaurants, hotels and other Industries.

  • Reply fminichello August 1, 2019 at 4:22 am

    O bichin fez o vídeo numa raiva kkk

  • Reply Gta-s Video August 1, 2019 at 6:47 am

    Os gringos não sabem nada sobre política brasileira, se não iam fazer um vídeo só sobre isso.

  • Reply Marcus Vinícius Dos Santos Martins August 1, 2019 at 8:45 am

    Tinha que falar inglês para falar tanta merda

  • Reply Marcus Vinícius Dos Santos Martins August 1, 2019 at 8:45 am

    Sabe nada de geografia, volta para escola

  • Reply Quan Uzbekov August 1, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    Send this video to brazilian rulers.

  • Reply Blue Slime August 1, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    this is so fucking wrong, omg lol

  • Reply Álvaro George Nobre George August 1, 2019 at 3:51 pm

    Upgrade your files

  • Reply Sr. Cebolo August 1, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    Até os gringo sabe q o nosso governo e uma merda kkkkkk

  • Reply Áurea Martini August 1, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    Depois desse vídeo, faço questão de assistir só pra dá um deslike

  • Reply Ed3N August 1, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    kakkakakkkkkkkkkkkkkskakskkakkkkkkkkkkkk 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Reply Albert Junior August 2, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Wow!unfortunately any quack can upload content to youtube….this is very wrong info.

  • Reply Vital Ral August 2, 2019 at 3:40 am

    Good to know about genetically modified soy. Not going to buy Brazils.

  • Reply Bernardo Santos August 2, 2019 at 9:06 am

    The problem isn't geography but politics

  • Reply Theo Ueno August 2, 2019 at 11:47 am

    EXTREMELY IGNORANT AND TOTALLY WRONG INFORMATION ABOUT BRAZIL. I'M OPEN TO CONVERSE AND RE-INFORM THE PRODUCER OF THE VIDEO

  • Reply Ycaro Lucca August 2, 2019 at 3:47 pm

    Moro em São Paolo é top dms

  • Reply Gustavo Souza August 2, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    Várias informações incorretas

  • Reply Lucas Lima August 2, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    Porte Alegre, Sao Paolo kkkkkkkkkkkkk deve ter sido o Google Tradutor

  • Reply Roger Maxson August 2, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    What about the rain forest? What becomes of the rain forest when making room for soy beans?!

  • Reply Vinicius Diniz August 3, 2019 at 1:10 am

    This kind of agriculture based on monoculture its a total disaster for us as brazilian, in this video it looks like the cerrado have almost nothing, but the cerrado is where are born a huge amount of the rivers of northwest region of brazil, and it had people living in all the country but the modernization made a genocide of our traditional community, some of the native peple that live and used to live there: Xavantes, Krahós, Xerentes, Xacriabás, Karajas, Ava-Canoeiros, as well as the quilombolas e kalungas and i think when we stop to think that this is all caused by the global market, thats not just fault of brazilian people, it star the fault when people make silence to this genocide, but another thing is the impact of the global market in a sub developed country, our traditional community is in danger also with market of precious stones and gold panning, its a total disaster now with this ignoble Bolsonaro, this fucking government dont give a cent to teach the little farmer to create a permacultural sustantable economy but spend a fortune to sustain these gang of corrupts in suits all, they are the traitors of the people as well as the bankers and the corrupt media, i don't even know how to differentiate one from the other

  • Reply Liliane Anne August 3, 2019 at 1:23 am

    this information is very wrong

  • Reply Alexandre B. August 3, 2019 at 3:17 pm

    Uma sucessão de besteiras. Nós brasileiros sabemos do nosso potencial. Não foi possível assistir o vídeo até o final, muitas idiotices.

  • Reply Vlad Sweyz August 3, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Você deve ter tirado essa informação do seu cu, pq eu nunca havia visto alguém falar tanta merda antes, fecha a boca aí mano. kkkkk XD
    Dislike

  • Reply Vitor Kolesza August 3, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    Bom era o império

  • Reply Open Web August 3, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    Ele se acha inteligente, acha que sabe, pois entao ele que diga aos banqueiros americanos pra irem roubar pra outro lado, pq é pra esses banqueiros que vai o trilhao da divida externa brasileira e ja agora devolvam a VALE que foi comprada num esquema de corrupçao e agora querem a PETROBRAS, depois de terem conseguido que a empresa sofresse uma desvalorizaçao. Esses merdaa desses americanos andam sempre metendo o nariz no que nao lhes diz respeito. Podia ficar aqui a escrever a noite toda,mas vou so lembrar da Venezuela que os americanos quebraram economicamente e ja se preparavam para invadir. O Brasil depois que esse BolsoMerda (comparça do Trump) sair e o Brasil tiver um Presidente Digno, tem que fazer o mesmo que a Russia fez que é sair do Sistema Financeiro criado pelos americanos. Consultem a Wikipedia e vejam que a Russia em 2017 criou o seu proprio sistema financeiro. Vou ficar por aqui senao nunca mais acabo. Valeu Galera – O Brasil para os Brasileiros !

  • Reply lobo200 gamer August 3, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    My friend belive me the only problem that brazil does not have is geography

  • Reply Edyon Mendonça August 4, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Nada a ver , rio filho da puta ? , Caminhão serve pra quê ? Avião serve pra quê? Sabe porra nenhuma do Brasil

  • Reply Samuel Ferreira August 4, 2019 at 2:45 am

    "Cês falam isso pq a Coreia do Norte não pode acertar a gente!"

  • Reply Hated Critic August 4, 2019 at 3:03 am

    Que pendejo

  • Reply mrsomvm Trovador Lo-fi August 4, 2019 at 4:31 am

    Questão fundamental do video é se o Br se tornará, ou pq ainda não seria, "potência" ou se será um "fracasso"..
    Mas, eles conhecem Getúlio Vargas eou Juscelino e o que houve com eles?
    Me parece muito cínico e pretensioso..
    Potência em quê? No Basquete?

  • Reply Enzo Rodrigues Malone August 4, 2019 at 7:48 am

    No vídeo, esse cara simplesmente cagou para o Centro-Oeste. A região com a maior concentração de latifúndios do país.

  • Reply Paulo Henrique Amorim August 4, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    Discordo de muitos apontamentos do vídeo; mais parece um determinismo geográfico culpabilizar a desigualdade do país em função de sua natureza. O problema do Brasil vai muito além de questões naturais. Por mais que o interior do país não tenha sido ocupado até metade do século 20, torna-se necessário concebê-lo a partir de perspectivas que fundamentem seu desenvolvimento. É pensar num interior do país que o trate para além de questões econômicas, tal como a agricultura, mas conceber essa região do país como um fator locacional para a realização de várias atividades turísticas (como o turismo de aventura, por exemplo, que tem crescido nos últimos anos no país).

  • Reply Amanda Jackson August 4, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    Deslike

  • Reply Rique August 4, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    Did u guys studied the history of Brazil to make this video??

  • Reply Thaline Daniele August 4, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    Never seen so much mistake about Brazil in a single video

  • Reply Guilherme Lima Santos August 5, 2019 at 12:26 am

    Great Video! Brazilian geography is a real problem to brazilians

  • Reply Kauak Newbie August 5, 2019 at 2:59 am

    1:38 "São Paolo" LUL

  • Reply Chad Simmons August 5, 2019 at 4:04 am

    Thanks to Pres Bolsonaro, the exports are booming & the middle class is growing, Brasil will overtake China in 20yrs

  • Reply Mauricio Furtado August 5, 2019 at 9:02 am

    Man, I can't express how much wrong information you transmitted in this video. Totally inaccurate. Farms in the cerrado are not owned by companies, the transportation is by government roads, farm production doesn't go through Argentina. Rio and Sao Paulo are connected with a 32 million people population

  • Reply Chicken August 5, 2019 at 9:28 am

    Singapore is on the equator

  • Reply Qualquer 1 August 5, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    Mano ele propôs o problema de geografia que o Brasil tem não o maior problema do Brasil…

  • Reply Caio Vinicius Silva Costa August 5, 2019 at 4:20 pm

    Q Tanta burrice

  • Reply Braulio Cavalcanti August 5, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    All wrong! most ridiculous video I've ever seen.

  • Reply Braulio Cavalcanti August 5, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    TUDO ERRADO! I'm a Brazilian-European anthropologist. Everything in this video is wrong. Pay no attention to it!

  • Reply J. D. Cordeiro August 5, 2019 at 7:24 pm

    O Estado do Paraná mantém o RECORDE MUNDIAL de produtividade agricola por hequetare!

  • Reply Elialdo Moura August 6, 2019 at 1:27 am

    Vídeo bonzinho

  • Reply Emil Emilian August 6, 2019 at 8:45 am

    Oher countries built navigable channels. It is not something unheard.

  • Reply Emil Emilian August 6, 2019 at 8:48 am

    No country became a superpower or even rich from agriculture. At least not after the Middle Ages.

  • Reply Dudartist August 6, 2019 at 9:19 pm

    Great video. Just ignore all Brazilians saying that you're wrong, apparently they don't understand that you're talking specifically about our GEOGRAPHIC problems. RIP reading the title and actually understanding what the video talks about.

  • Reply ColdSansy Ss August 7, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    all correct.

  • Reply Denis Cheryshev August 7, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    Só Brasileiro fala mal do Brasil e pau no seu cu!

  • Reply Alguem q não é o Júlio August 7, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    There is an error, Brazil produces more food than consumes, we export Ford to about 3 bilion people

  • Reply Alguem q não é o Júlio August 7, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    Too much errors in this video

  • Reply KARDO August 7, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    Faz o video denovo que vc fez errado meu querido.
    Muita coisa errada ai, qe isso.
    Essa imagem que vcs passam do Brasil nao existe, parem com preguiça de pesquisar mais a fundo sobre o Brasil e comecem a colocar mais tempo nas pesquisas.
    É uma falta de respeito tremenda, que falar de comida sendo que vc mora num que mal tem solo para se plantar alguma coisa.
    Tudo cheio de conservante, as carnes cheias de cancer.
    Faça um favor
    O Brasil sò nao é uma potencial economicamente falando por causa do governo que realmente a cada ano que passa fica pior.
    Preguiça de vcs!
    PS* Sò Brasileiro pode falar mal do Brasil.

  • Reply Mreis oficial2 August 8, 2019 at 1:08 am

    Pau no cu seus gringos vão cuidar do seu país que vocês ganhar mais porra somente brasileiro pôde falar mal do Brasil

  • Reply Fer Nog August 8, 2019 at 1:35 am

    This guy don't know what he's talking about

  • Reply Orlando Celino August 8, 2019 at 1:37 am

    Vai tomar no seu CU, quem fez esse vídeo é um animal burro um tremendo filho da PUTA 😱🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕🖕

  • Reply dini mom August 8, 2019 at 4:07 am

    o puto desse cara escreveu "São Paulo" errado

  • Reply Pedro Ruan August 8, 2019 at 6:31 pm

    Brazil doesn’t have great farm lands hahahahahahahahahahahah

  • Reply Anderson Ricardo August 8, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    It’s spelled São Paulo not Sao paolo

  • Reply ISekai - August 9, 2019 at 2:26 am

    Foi aqui q foi invocado os br? Uffa foi sim

  • Reply Kaue Player Gamer August 10, 2019 at 3:23 am

    Brasil tem problemas e muitos mas n são todos geográficos Brasil tem partes q a flora parece ser a melhor do mundo mas tem outras q o ser humano n ajuda tbm,uma coisa q eu acho é q esse vídeo foi aleatório pq ele envolve Argentina sendo q tá escrito Brasil no titulo.brasil n é ruim mas s pq sua influência é ruim pessoas ficam desse jeito por causa da doença q mais mata no mundo a preguiça

  • Reply Francisco Silva FS August 10, 2019 at 4:23 am

    Meu Brasil!🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷

  • Reply Luis Henrique August 10, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Brazil is one of the greatest food producer using 12% of its lands. Saying that Brazil does not have land enough to produce food for itself and that geography does not help is the most stupid idea I ever heard from an alien…and the list of stupidities being spoken about Brazil is infinite.

  • Reply Luis Henrique August 10, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    Eu até assisti duas vezes pra ver se era tão absurdo assim. A minha parte favorita é quando o gringo diz que a comida vai até a Argentina pra não ir por terra até o porto porque as rodovias na região de SP são ruins. 😅😅😅😅 Nada é tão absurdo que não possa ser superado.

  • Reply The BJ August 11, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Damn so many salty Brazilians. The only things I am thankful to you are epic cartel fights, crazy men with machetes and the coffee Nova Brasilia.

  • Reply Daryehl August 11, 2019 at 9:58 am

    Infraestructure is, indeed, a big problem in this country.

  • Reply Sergio de Moura August 11, 2019 at 4:39 pm

    This is so stupid! According to this train of thought, all countries in the northern hemisphere had to be rich, and all countries in the southern had to be poor.

  • Reply Boa Música August 12, 2019 at 1:33 am

    "O sul do Brasil não tem terra o suficiente para alimentar seus 200 milhões de brasileiros." Louco. Errou feio. O Brasil usa apenas 7% por cento de suas terras agricultáveis, 18% se contar com pecuária. Sabe nada, inocente.

  • Reply Welber Salles August 12, 2019 at 4:54 am

    Whoever did the research for this video should be fired – almost nothing said on this video was accurate! He basically described Brazil from the 1800s.
    The farm problems he described is extremely wrong JFC!! This guy went to a library and read a ton of books from the 1800s and early 1900s and said yes I’m gonna make a documentary about Brazil and nobody is going to notice that 150 fkn years has passed and the country’s problem today is NOT geography, but CORRUPTION! Corruption is the problem not geography, Brazil is full of farms everywhere and produce plenty of food for the whole population.

  • Reply Rodrigo Veloso August 12, 2019 at 9:36 am

    Lots of wrong information about Brazil!

  • Reply Henrique Araujo August 12, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    Nunca vi tanta besteira em um só vídeo , problema do Brasil não e a geografia , e sim política nosso país tem maior concentração de água doce do mundo, temos terras par plantar , temos a maior diversidade cultural do mundo , esse vídeo foi feito porque uma pessoa que nunca colocou os pés no Brasil.

  • Reply Miranha August 12, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    Tá faltando interpretação nesses comentários viu , ele não disse que o Brasil não tem condições de alimentar a própria população e sim que o sul não consegue alimentar o Brasil todo , faz tempo que assisti esse vídeo mas óleo que lembro o erro que percebi é que ele não sabia sobre o enriquecimento do solo e o crescimento da agricultura no centro-oeste

  • Reply Batista Silva August 13, 2019 at 1:59 am

    Too much bull shit, too many errors…

  • Reply Moitashi Graone August 13, 2019 at 2:47 am

    é tudo culpa do pt

  • Reply marcos caco August 13, 2019 at 7:03 am

    O gringo fala que podíamos ser potência, se investirmos em infraestrutura, acho que essa tal infraestrutura não virá, a briga política no Brasil é pelo poder, não pela nação!

  • Reply Augustuvi Primce dea.V. August 13, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    Beijing? Beijing is an inland castle ground surrounded by mountains and away from Soviet tank divisions

  • Reply fleetlordavtar August 14, 2019 at 1:04 am

    super power status LOLOL

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