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Brazil president's strategist arrested

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 23:25

Brazilian prosecutors have filed corruption charges against President Dilma Rousseff's electoral strategist.
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VIDEO: Olympic flame handed to Brazil

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 2:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic flame is handed over to the Brazilian authorities, marking 100 days before the Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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Olympic torch given to Brazilians

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 22:07
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games get under way in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic flame has been handed over in Athens to the Brazilian authorities.
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Two dead as Rio cycleway collapses

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 10:39

Part of a coastal cycleway in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro collapses, killing at least two people.
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VIDEO: Fatalities after Rio cycleway collapse

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 17:42

Part of a coastal cycleway in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has collapsed, killing at least two people. Footage courtesy of Fabio Aquino
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Rousseff in last-minute bid for support

Sunday, April 17th 2016, 0:46

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff meets lawmakers to try to secure support ahead a vote on her impeachment, as rival rallies are held in the capital.
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VIDEO: Who could replace Dilma Rousseff?

Friday, April 15th 2016, 23:07

BBC News takes a look at some of the potential contenders for the Brazilian presidency if incumbent Dilma Rousseff is impeached on Sunday.
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VIDEO: My expensive Brazilian hair

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 11:43

Persuading my mum to fund a new hairstyle in instalments
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Rousseff suffers fresh coalition blow

Wednesday, April 13th 2016, 8:50

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faces more pressure as two former coalition partners say they will vote for her impeachment.
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Brazil awaits key impeachment step

Monday, April 11th 2016, 16:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Brasilia

Brazilians are awaiting the outcome of a congressional committee vote - a key step in the process to impeach President Dilma Rousseff.
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Impeachment of Rousseff step closer

Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 20:12

A key lawmaker in the impeachment proceedings against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff recommends they go ahead.
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Two senior Brazilian officials resign

Friday, April 1st 2016, 2:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's sports minister and another senior official resign in the latest blow to the government of President Dilma Rousseff, as calls for her impeachment mount.
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Artist says Brazilians stole his duck

Thursday, March 31st 2016, 3:39

The team of the artist famous for a giant rubber duck that pops up around the world says a version of his work used by Brazilian protesters amounts to plagiarism.
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Brazil leader denounces 'coup attempt'

Tuesday, March 22nd 2016, 19:29

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff equates impeachment proceedings against her to a coup attempt and says she will never resign.
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Government supporters rally in Brazil

Saturday, March 19th 2016, 2:48

Tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets of Brazil to show support for President Dilma Rousseff, who is facing impeachment calls.
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Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 20:13

A Brazilian judge blocks the appointment of ex-leader Lula as chief of staff, shortly after he was sworn in to the post.
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VIDEO: Rousseff and Lula phone call released

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 15:48

A judge leading a probe into a corruption scandal involving former Brazilian leader Lula releases a phone recording between him and current president Dilma Rousseff.
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VIDEO: Brazilian families divided over Lula

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 0:23

How one Brazilian family is divided in their views on ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's brush with the law.
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Brazil's Lula 'to become minister'

Tuesday, March 15th 2016, 2:36

Former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has accepted a key ministerial role in President Dilma Rousseff's government, media reports say.
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Brazilian president refuses to resign

Friday, March 11th 2016, 19:30

The Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, insists she will not resign over her alleged mishandling of the economy after moves to impeach her.
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Brazil prosecutors seek Lula arrest

Friday, March 11th 2016, 0:48

Brazilian prosecutors request the arrest of ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a money laundering inquiry.
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Prosecutors file charges against Lula

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 8:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Silva

Prosecutors in Brazil are filing charges against ex-President Lula over a corruption probe, but a judge has yet to approve them.
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VIDEO: Charges filed against Brazil's Lula

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 5:46
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Silva

Brazilian prosecutors are filing charges against ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a money laundering probe, officials say.
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Brazil's Rousseff visits embattled Lula

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 19:09

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visits her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, after he is questioned over corruption allegations.
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VIDEO: Protests as Brazil's Lula detained

Friday, March 4th 2016, 16:20
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Silva

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been questioned by police as part of a major fraud inquiry into the state oil company Petrobras.
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Brazil police question ex-leader Lula

Friday, March 4th 2016, 16:07

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is questioned by police as part of a huge fraud inquiry into the state oil company Petrobras.
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Brazil's speaker on corruption charges

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 22:08

The Brazilian Supreme Court votes to back corruption charges against the speaker of the lower house of Congress, Eduardo Cunha.
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Brazil mudslide £800m deal reached

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 21:06

The owners of a Brazilian mine that suffered a dam burst, setting off a deadly mudslide, has agreed to pay 4.4bn reais (£804m) in damages.
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Brazil judge frees Facebook executive

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 14:50

A Brazilian judge orders the release of Facebook executive Diego Dzodan a day after he was arrested for failing to hand over WhatsApp data to police.
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Facebook executive arrested in Brazil

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 17:10
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian police arrest Facebook's vice president for Latin America for refusing to release WhatsApp data for a drugs trafficking investigation.
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Brazil probes ex-leader's lover payments

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 20:46

Brazilian police investigate allegations that ex-President Fernando Henrique Cardoso requested a private company to transfer money to his former lover abroad.
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Brazilian senator leaves prison

Saturday, February 20th 2016, 1:36

Brazilian Senator Delcidio do Amaral, accused of obstructing a major corruption investigation, leaves prison after a judge orders his release.
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