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Wada suspends Rio laboratory just weeks before Olympics

Friday, June 24th 2016, 18:52

Rio's anti-doping Laboratory is suspended by Wada just six weeks before the Brazilian city hosts the Olympic Games.
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Rio 2016: Jaguar in Amazon torch relay shot dead

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 9:37

A jaguar is shot dead shortly after it was used in an Olympic torch relay in the Brazilian city of Manaus, the army says.
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Australian Paralympian robbed at gunpoint in Rio

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 5:43
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian athlete who has competed in six Paralympic Games is robbed at gunpoint in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
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The tribe standing up to illegal Amazon loggers in Brazil

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 23:04
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Mairusa Ka'apor, a leader in the small Brazilian village of Giurupina, tells the BBC how the Ka'apor tribe lives - and talks about the fight to protect the forest.
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Brazil President Temer implicated in Petrobras bribery scheme

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 23:35

Brazilian interim President Michel Temer is implicated in a bribery scheme at the state oil company, Petrobras.
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Pele's replica World Cup trophy sold at auction

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 3:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A special replica World Cup trophy presented to the Brazilian football legend, Pele, has sold at auction in London.
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VIDEO: Pele's replica World Cup trophy sold

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 3:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A special replica World Cup trophy presented to the Brazilian football legend, Pele, has sold at auction in London.
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Brazil's health system suffers as recession bites

Saturday, June 4th 2016, 23:50

Why Brazilian pensioners can't get the medication they need
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Pele sells off his life in football

Monday, May 30th 2016, 23:04

Brazilian icon to sell off his life in football
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'Mass rape' video shocks Brazil

Friday, May 27th 2016, 16:47
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian police search for more than 30 men suspected of raping a teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro, and putting images of the attack on social media.
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VIDEO: Fire tears through Brazil shanty town

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 8:56
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

Fire has ravaged a favela in the Brazilian town of Sao Paulo, destroying more than 100 structures.
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Brazil in marathon impeachment debate

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 7:14

In a 20-hour session, the Brazilian Senate debates whether President Rousseff should face an impeachment trial ahead of the key vote on the issue.
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Rousseff backers block Brazilian roads

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 21:33

Supporters of President Dilma Rousseff set up burning barricades and block roads in all Brazilian states on the eve of a Senate vote to impeach her.
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Brazil committee backs Rousseff trial

Friday, May 6th 2016, 17:59

A senate committee in the Brazilian congress votes in favour of President Dilma Rousseff facing trial for breaking budget laws.
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VIDEO: Brazil dam collapse: Six months on

Friday, May 6th 2016, 13:10

Julia Carneiro reports six months after Brazil's worst ever environmental disaster, the collapse of a dam near the city of Mariana.
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Brazil blocks WhatsApp in probe row

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 18:04

A Brazilian judge blocks messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours after its owner Facebook failed to hand over information required in a criminal investigation.
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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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