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Hard Numbers: 3,000 Years in a Brazilian Jail

3,281: Brazilian judges have meted out at least 3,281 years of prison time as a part of the five-year Lava Jato ("Car Wash") anti-corruption campaign, which has seen 162 people, including 16 politicians, convicted of crimes, according to The Economist.

1.4 million: At least 1.4 million people in Mexico and Central America could be forced from their homes over the next three decades because of climate change, according to the World Bank, possibly spurring a major regional migration crisis.

20: Speaking of climate change, geopolitical competition in the Arctic is warming up as the ice caps melt. Russia is out front staking claims to new shipping lanes and mineral deposits. And why not? The country already derives 20 percent of its GDP from the Arctic, whether through extraction or shipping.

732,000: Venezuela produced just 732,ooo barrels of oil per day in March, its lowest level since the Second World War. Embattled President Nicolás Maduro continues to maintain his improbable grip on power, despite growing internal and external pressure on him to step down.

Empathy and listening are key to establishing harmonious relationships, as demonstrated by Callista Azogu, GM of Human Resources & Organization for Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), an Eni subsidiary in Abuja. "To build trust is very difficult. To destroy it is very easy," says Callista, whose busy days involve everything from personnel issues to union relationships. She sees great potential for her native Nigeria not only because of the country's natural resources, but because of its vibrant and creative people.

Learn more about Callista in this episode of Faces of Eni.

Saturday will mark the beginning of an historic turning point for European politics as 1,001 voting members of Germany's Christian Democratic Union, the party of Chancellor Angela Merkel, hold an online conference to elect a new leader.

Here are the basic facts:

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For the first time in twenty years, extreme poverty around the world is growing. How does the developing world recover from a pandemic that has brought even the richest nations to their knees? David Malpass, the President of the World Bank, is tasked with answering that question. He joins Ian Bremmer on GZERO World to talk about how his organization is trying to keep the developing world from slipping further into poverty in the wake of a once-in-a-century pandemic.

Joe Biden wants to move into the White House, but the coast isn't clear. He may need some bleach.

Watch more PUPPET REGIME here.

If former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson could give incoming Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas advice, what would it be? "Well, first I would say, 'Ali, I'm glad it's you, not me.'" His conversation with Ian Bremmer was part of the latest episode of GZERO World.

The GZERO World Podcast with Ian Bremmer. Listen now.


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