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From: "grandcross" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Most populous Haplogroup
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 18:11:05 -0500
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> On 4/4/06, Eli d S <> wrote:
>>
>> Brazil has about 180
>> million people, most of them black,
>
> I do not believe this is true
> I think most of Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile are European
>
> A high percentage (maybe half?) of Peru and Ecuador are of Native descent.
>
> John W



According to "World Facts Index" (2005), Brazil's Ethnic composition
consists of

white (includes Portuguese, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish) 55%,
mixed white and black 38%, black 6%, other (includes Japanese, Arab,
Amerindian) 1%


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