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Brazil meat scandal: Hong Kong joins import ban

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 15:36
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Brazilian police have accused top meat producers of selling unsafe produce and bribing inspectors.
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Brazil meat scandal: China and EU suspend imports

Monday, March 20th 2017, 20:39
related countries: China China

Brazilian police have accused top meat producers of selling unsafe produce and bribing health inspectors.
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Brazilian packers 'sold rotten meat worldwide'

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 0:03

The authorities close three processing plants and suspend 33 officials over the allegations.
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Anger as Brazilian team signs player convicted for murder

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 15:51

Ex-Flamengo goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes was jailed for ordering the 2010 murder of his ex-girlfriend.
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Brazil's Chapecoense win Copa Libertadores debut

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 3:18

Months after losing most of their squad in an air crash, Chapecoense win their first Copa Libertadores tie.
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Residents scramble to douse fire in Brazilian favela

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 10:11

Fire has destroyed more than 50 homes in Sao Paulo as residents scrambled to douse the flames.
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Accessing the world

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 0:18

Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
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The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 0:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
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Racist Serb fans torment Brazilian footballer Everton Luiz

Monday, February 20th 2017, 17:42
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

A Partizan Belgrade midfielder weeps after sustained racist abuse by rival Serb fans.
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Neymar: Barcelona forward to stand trial on corruption charges

Monday, February 20th 2017, 17:33

Barcelona forward Neymar and his club will stand trial on corruption charges over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos.
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Brazil's former richest man Eike Batista sent to prison

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 1:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The once-powerful tycoon is sent to a high security prison in Rio, accused of paying bribes.
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Chapecoense: Brazilian team play first game since plane crash

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 10:36

Chapecoense football team has played its first match since the plane crash that killed most of its athletes.
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Brazil prison riots: Can containers end gang violence?

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 8:42

Brazilian security forces hope shipping containers will separate warring gangs at a prison.
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Chapecoense: Brazilian team play their first game since plane crash

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 2:59

Chapecoense play their first game since the majority of the team were killed in a plane crash on 29 November.
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East Timor punished for football scam

Friday, January 20th 2017, 11:47
related countries: East Timor East Timor

The national team of East Timor is found to have fielded 12 ineligible Brazilian players across as many as 36 matches after changing birth and baptism documents.
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Brazil prison riot leaves at least 10 inmates dead

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 10:18

Inmates have seized control of the largest prison near the north-eastern Brazilian city of Natal.
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Brazil prison system sees fresh round of violence

Monday, January 9th 2017, 2:09

Four people are killed in a Brazilian prison in another round of clashes between rival gangs.
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Brazil gunman kills ex-wife, son and 10 others in Campinas

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 15:55

A Brazilian man kills his ex-wife, son and 10 other people during a new year party in Campinas.
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Smooth operators

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 0:21

Waxing pubic hair has become increasingly common, but how did the trend for the "Brazilian" wax begin?
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Brazil police detain wife of murdered Greek ambassador Amiridis

Friday, December 30th 2016, 22:23
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Greece Greece

Brazilian police detain the wife of the Greek envoy after finding his body in Rio de Janeiro.
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Brazil footballer 'survived Colombia crash by moving seats'

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 2:02
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A Brazilian footballer says he survived the Colombian plane because he moved seats.
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Brazil: Clashes as Senate approves 20-year austerity plan

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 23:44

The Brazilian Senate freezes public spending for the next 20 years, prompting angry protests.
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Brazil Chapecoense: Tributes paid to team as season ends

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 20:55

Top Brazilian football clubs pay tribute to Chapecoense on the final day of the season.
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Colombia plane crash: Second Bolivian suspect charged

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 19:38
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia detains a second suspect over an air crash that killed members of a Brazilian football team.
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Chapecoense crash: Bolivia official accuses bosses of cover-up

Friday, December 9th 2016, 10:37
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivian officials are accused of a cover-up over the plane crash involving Brazilian team Chapoconense.
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Brazil crisis: Rio police fire on rioters from church

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 23:29

Church authorities promise an inquiry after riot police in Rio fire rubber bullets from a church.
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Brazil's Senate head Renan Calheiros defies judge's suspension

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 18:14

Brazilian Senate head Renan Calheiros defies a Supreme Court judge's order to resign his post.
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Brazil corruption: Senate head Renan Calheiros ordered to resign

Monday, December 5th 2016, 22:53

A top Brazilian judge orders Senate head Renan Calheiros to stand down over embezzlement charges.
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Trophy awarded to Brazilian air crash team

Monday, December 5th 2016, 21:46

Brazilian club Chapecoense, who lost 19 players and staff in an air crash en route to the Copa Sudamericana final, are awarded the trophy.
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Commentator who cheated death

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 16:35
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A Brazilian football commentator who was meant to be on the doomed flight to Colombia tells his story.
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Chapecoense air crash: Leaked tape shows plane 'ran out of fuel'

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 2:08
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The plane carrying footballers which crashed in Colombia ran out of fuel, a leaked tape reveals.
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Chapecoense plane crash: Football rallies around Brazilian team

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 21:40

Top football sides pay tribute to a Brazilian team which lost most of its players in a plane crash.
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Brazil's Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 16:49
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Medellin

A plane carrying a Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia, killing 75 people on board.
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Colombia crash: Cold, hilly terrain hampers rescue

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 11:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Rescuers are working in difficult conditions to find any survivors of a plane crash in Colombia. The aircraft was carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team.
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