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We have started to collect the most important news related to Botswana in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Brazil Amazon loggers arrested

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 23:15

Brazilian police arrest eight members of a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest, committing crimes worth millions of dollars.
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Brazil pursues Amazon 'destroyers'

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 22:52

Brazilian police say they have dismantled a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest, committing crimes worth millions of dollars.
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Deadly Brazil prison riot 'ends'

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 14:41

Officials in Brazil say a prison riot in which at least five inmates were killed has ended and the prisoners have been transferred to other jails.
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'Dead' Brazilian freed from body bag

Monday, August 25th 2014, 19:26
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A 54-year-old man is rescued from a body bag two hours after being declared dead by doctors in north-eastern Brazil.
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Silva runs for Brazilian presidency

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 0:17

The Brazilian Socialist Party names environmental campaigner Marina Silva as its new presidential candidate, replacing Eduardo Campos who died last week.
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Tragedy puts Marina Silva at heart of Brazil campaign

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 23:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Marina Silva - from rubber tapper to Brazilian presidential candidate
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Brazilian rapist doctor rearrested

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 1:22
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Police in Paraguay arrest a fugitive Brazilian fertility doctor, Roger Abdelmassih, convicted of sexually abusing 39 of his patients.
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Silva 'to run' for Brazil president

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 19:00
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Former Brazilian Environment Minister Marina Silva agrees to run as the Socialist Party's presidential candidate after Eduardo Campos's sudden death, an adviser says.
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Black box mystery of Brazil plane

Friday, August 15th 2014, 19:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A black box recording from the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos is not of his flight, the air force says.
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Crash kills Brazil candidate Campos

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 22:01

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos has died in a plane crash in the city of Santos, officials say.
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Brazilian author Marcelo Rubens Paiva's hopes for justice

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 2:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Author Marcelo Rubens Paiva reflects on Brazil's recent history
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Brazilians bid $611m for Chiquita

Monday, August 11th 2014, 17:31
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United States United States
related places: Chiquita

Two Brazilian companies make a $611m (£363m) bid for US banana group Chiquita, which had planned to merge with Irish fruit firm Fyffes.
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Amazon tribe fights Brazil dam project

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 1:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian indigenous group takes stand against dam project
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VIDEO: Amazon tribe fights Brazil dam project

Monday, August 4th 2014, 23:12
related countries: Brazil Brazil

An indigenous group in the Amazon is taking a stand against Brazilian government plans to build a series of dams which threaten to flood their land.
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VIDEO: Rare contact with remote Amazon tribe

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 16:19

A group of previously isolated indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a settled community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities.
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Brazil frees up $13bn for economy

Friday, July 25th 2014, 17:14

In a bid to stimulate the sluggish economy, the Brazilian central bank announces plans to reduce the amount commercial banks have to keep in reserve.
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Brazilian engineer Odebrecht dies

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 23:31

Norberto Odebrecht, the founder of one of Latin America's largest engineering conglomerates, dies at the age of 93.
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Massa blames Magnussen for crash

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 17:52
related countries: Germany Germany

Felipe Massa blames Kevin Magnussen for the accident that led to the Brazilian's car overturning in the German GP.
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Thursday's gossip column

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 6:37

QPR want Vlaar, Arsenal on verge of signing Debuchy, Chelsea continue Khedira chase, Ozil pays for operations, plus more.
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Fifa partner surrenders in Brazil

Monday, July 14th 2014, 20:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.
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Arrests ahead of Rio World Cup final

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 23:21

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro arrest 21 people ahead of the World Cup final on Sunday.
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Fifa partner boss 'did not flee'

Friday, July 11th 2014, 19:14

A World Cup hospitality company says its director did not flee a Brazilian hotel when police came to arrest him over alleged illegal ticket sales.
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VIDEO: Fifa partner 'flees arrest' in Rio

Friday, July 11th 2014, 1:49

The head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality has flees to escape arrest in Rio over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Brazilian police say.
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The boy who smiled for Brazil

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 15:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A smile from the Brazilian boy whose tears moved the world
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Brazil in shock at World Cup rout

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 12:08
related countries: Germany Germany

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff urges the country to "bounce back" after its devastating 7-1 World Cup defeat against Germany.
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Brazil police hold Pele's son Edinho

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 11:36

Brazilian police take Edinho, the son of Brazilian football legend Pele, into custody following his sentencing in May for money laundering.
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In pictures: Brazil 1-7 Germany

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 23:39
related countries: Germany Germany

Shock and joy as Germany ruins Brazilian World Cup dream
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Fifa partner defends arrested CEO

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 15:19

A Fifa partner firm defends its chief executive after his arrest by Brazilian police investigating the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
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Fifa partner CEO arrested over scam

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 13:37

Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
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