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Pope Francis: Vatican investigates Brazilian model Instagram photo like

Friday, November 20th 2020, 12:34

"As far as we know, the 'like' did not come from the Holy See, a Vatican spokesperson said.
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Covid: No safety concerns found with Oxford vaccine trial after Brazil death

Wednesday, October 21st 2020, 22:57
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Oxford

The Brazilian volunteer did not receive the vaccine being tested by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.
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The rape survivors facing an ‘impossible choice’ in Brazil

Thursday, October 15th 2020, 1:23
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Covid and new rules have made access to legal terminations even more difficult for Brazilian women.
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Botswana: Mystery elephant deaths caused by cyanobacteria

Monday, September 21st 2020, 16:50

Toxins made by algae in water holes caused 330 elephant deaths in Botswana earlier this year.
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Amazon: Brazilian official killed by arrow near indigenous tribe

Friday, September 11th 2020, 10:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Rieli Franciscato, who worked to protect tribes, was hit in the chest near an indigenous site in Brazil.
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Amazon: In the cross-hairs of coronavirus and forest fires

Wednesday, September 9th 2020, 2:05

People living in the Brazilian Amazon are facing the twin dangers of the coronavirus and forest fires.
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Amazon fires: Are they worse this year than before?

Saturday, August 29th 2020, 1:12

Blazes are continuing to rage in the Amazon rainforest, despite the Brazilian president's fire ban.
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Flordelis de Souza: Brazilian MP accused of ordering husband's murder

Monday, August 24th 2020, 22:50

Police say the evangelical lawmaker is behind an alleged family murder plot in Rio de Janeiro.
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MC Soffia: The Brazilian teenager rapping against racism

Wednesday, August 19th 2020, 21:52

MC Soffia rose to fame when she was just 12, singing at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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Brazil Bolsonaro: Facebook told to block accounts of president's supporters

Saturday, August 1st 2020, 23:45

The social media giant vows to appeal against the Brazilian Supreme Court ruling.
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Botswana: Lab tests to solve mystery of hundreds of dead elephants

Friday, July 3rd 2020, 0:22

Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.
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Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

Wednesday, July 1st 2020, 22:36

Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.
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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro ordered to wear mask in public

Tuesday, June 23rd 2020, 16:56

The Brazilian leader has belittled the risk posed by coronavirus and attended anti-lockdown rallies.
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Colombian army rescues abducted Swiss and Brazilian tourists

Friday, June 19th 2020, 5:53
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Switzerland Switzerland

The Swiss and Brazilian tourists were kidnapped by dissidents from the former Farc rebel movement.
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Planned from scratch: Brasilia at 60 in pictures

Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 13:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Brasilia

The purpose-built Brazilian city celebrates 60 years since it became the country's capital.
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Coronavirus: Bolsonaro fires health minister over pandemic response

Thursday, April 16th 2020, 23:34

The Brazilian president and the minister had publicly clashed over his response to the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Second Brazilian governor tests positive

Wednesday, April 15th 2020, 17:31

The governors of Rio and Pará have both been critical of calls to relax coronavirus restrictions.
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Trump tests negative for coronavirus - White House doctor

Sunday, March 15th 2020, 2:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The US president was tested a week after meeting Brazilian officials later found to be infected.
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Ronaldinho in court in Paraguay over fake passport claims

Saturday, March 7th 2020, 21:14
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

The former Brazilian footballer and his brother, who was also arrested in Paraguay, deny wrongdoing.
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Five people a day killed by Rio police

Thursday, January 23rd 2020, 13:48

Killings by police in the Brazilian state hit a record high amid hardline measures to tackle crime.
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Glenn Greenwald: Brazil accuses journalist of cyber-crimes

Tuesday, January 21st 2020, 19:20

Brazilian authorities are seeking to charge Glenn Greenwald over alleged cyber-crimes.
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The billionaire retailer whose shops had no stock

Monday, January 13th 2020, 1:00

Luiza Trajano, owner of Brazilian shop chain Magazine Luiza, is one of the country's richest people.
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Brazil police investigate fire-bombing of 'gay Jesus' film office

Thursday, December 26th 2019, 19:13

A Brazilian far-right religious group says it attacked the offices of group behind controversial film.
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Botswana cancels hunters' licences for killing elephant

Sunday, December 15th 2019, 14:35

The professional hunters shot dead a collared elephant in Botswana, angering conservationists.
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Brazilian man arrested for impersonating mum in driving test

Thursday, December 12th 2019, 15:31

Heitor Schiave wore a floral blouse, make up and a wig after his mother failed her test three times.
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Greta Thunberg named Time Person of the Year for 2019

Wednesday, December 11th 2019, 18:18

The 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl has inspired a global movement to fight climate change.
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Rio de Janeiro football victory parade end in clashes with police

Sunday, November 24th 2019, 23:41

Tear gas was fired as a victory parade by cup-winning Brazilian team Flamengo ended in chaos.
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Brazilian ex-President Lula gives speech after prison release

Saturday, November 9th 2019, 22:52

Thousands of supporters gather to see the former leader after his release from prison.
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Origin of modern humans 'traced to Botswana'

Monday, October 28th 2019, 17:18

Scientists say the possible homeland of all humans alive today is an area south of the Zambesi River.
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Why Botswana's election could be decided by elephants and diamonds

Tuesday, October 22nd 2019, 1:51

The BDP has won every election in Botswana since independence in 1966, but this year there is a real chance that could change.
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Rio violence: Protests as girl, eight, 'killed by police'

Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 23:28

The eight-year-old Brazilian girl was with her mother in a van when she was hit in the back.
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Why Brazilian people are getting a tattoo of a museum

Monday, September 2nd 2019, 1:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil

How staff and students from Brazil's National Museum are coping with the loss of the building after fire destroyed it last year.
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Amazon fires: The tragic couple who died protecting their home

Friday, August 30th 2019, 15:00

Eidi and Romildo died while protecting their home as fires swept through the Brazilian Amazon.
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Former Brazilian president speaks exclusively to the BBC from prison

Thursday, August 29th 2019, 14:12

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva criticised the current president's handling of the Amazon fires.
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Amazon fires: What about Bolivia?

Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 12:07
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

The world has been gripped by the burning of the Brazilian Amazon - but it's aflame in Bolivia, too.
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Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction

Saturday, August 24th 2019, 0:39

Demonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies to protest against inaction on Amazon wildfires.
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