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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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Violent clashes at Rio fares protest

Friday, February 7th 2014, 7:35

Hundreds of Brazilian demonstrators clash with riot police in Rio de Janeiro, in a protest against a rise in public transport fares.
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Brazilian banker arrested in Italy

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 9:52
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police arrest the former director of Banco do Brasil, Henrique Pizzolato, who fled Brazil after being sentenced to a jail term for corruption.
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Bodies found on Brazil tribal land

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 13:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian police searching Tenharim tribal lands in the Amazon region for three men who went missing in December have found three bodies.
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Brazil film maker stabbed to death

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 0:41

The acclaimed Brazilian film director Eduardo Coutinho is stabbed to death at his home in Rio de Janeiro, with his son the main suspect.
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Amazon tribesmen arrested for murder

Friday, January 31st 2014, 18:54

Brazilian federal police in the Amazon region arrest five members of the Tenharim tribe accused of killing three contractors who have been missing since mid-December.
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Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 16:33
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo arrest dozens of people after a peaceful demonstration against the football World Cup.
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VIDEO: Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 8:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

Clashes broke out on the streets after more than 2,000 demonstrators marched in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo against their country's hosting of this year's football World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazil stadium workers 'not paid'

Friday, January 24th 2014, 6:11

The new world cup venue in the Brazilian city of Manaus is still unfinished. Wyre Davies reports
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The Brazilian ranch where Nazis kept slaves

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 1:10
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The farm in Brazil where fascists held black orphans as slaves
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Brazilian former slave community fights for land

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 2:29
related countries: Brazil Brazil

One ex-slave community's fight for land in Brazil
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Brazil moves on World Cup air fares

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 20:02

The Brazilian government says it is considering allowing foreign airlines to operate internal flights during the World Cup to prevent abusive price hikes.
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Brazil: Gangs set four buses alight

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 0:58

Brazilian gangs acting on orders from inmates at a notorious jail have set fire to four buses in the north-eastern city of Sao Luis, officials say.
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Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 1:00

Why Brazilian football club sports Che Guevara's image on its kit
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Brazil police search Amazon reserve

Sunday, December 29th 2013, 1:49

More than 200 Brazilian police search an indigenous reserve in the Amazon region after allegations that a local tribe had abducted three contractors.
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Brazil jail fights kill 59 in 2013

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 15:10

At least 59 inmates have been killed in a single northern Brazilian prison this year, according to a judicial report detailing torture and sexual violence.
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Deadly floods hit south-east Brazil

Friday, December 27th 2013, 14:40
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais

Dozens of people are killed after heavy rains cause flooding and landslides in the south-eastern Brazilian states of Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais.
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Builders strike at Amazon stadium

Monday, December 16th 2013, 18:40

Brazilian builders go on strike at the World Cup stadium in Manaus, a day after a court order halted high work following the death of a worker.
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Amazon stadium building halted

Sunday, December 15th 2013, 23:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Manaus

A court in Brazil halts construction work at the World Cup stadium in the city of Manaus, where a builder fell to his death from a roof.
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Brazilian ex-president 'murdered'

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 4:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil

An investigative commission in Brazil says it has found evidence that the ex-president Juscelino Kubitschek was murdered by the 1970s military regime.
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Brazil football season's violent end

Monday, December 9th 2013, 2:34

Three people are injured in a brawl at a football match in southern Brazil in a violent end to Brazil's football league season.
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Brazil indigenous leader murdered

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 19:24

A Brazilian indigenous leader who starred in the land struggle film Birdwatchers has been murdered during a row with other tribe members.
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VIDEO: Brazilian Niemeyer landmark ablaze

Friday, November 29th 2013, 23:35

Firefighters are tackling a huge fire at a landmark complex, designed by the legendary architect Oscar Niemeyer, in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.
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Brazil intervenes in indian land row

Friday, November 29th 2013, 20:21
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Mato Grosso

Brazilian soldiers of the National Force are being deployed to prevent escalation of conflicts over indigenous land in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
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Vettel wins ninth consecutive race

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 17:50

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel brings the Formula 1 season to a close with victory in an action-packed Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Vettel takes pole in heavy rain

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 17:51

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel beat Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to pole position at the Brazilian GP.
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Webber top in wet Brazil practice

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 14:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Red Bull's Mark Webber set the pace in a soaking final practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton has 'no hope' in Brazil rain

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 6:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Brazil Brazil
related places: Mercedes

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has written off his chances of success at the Brazilian Grand Prix - if it rains.
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Rosberg beats Red Bulls in practice

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 17:36

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg holds off the Red Bulls in a wet second practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Mercedes set early pace in Brazil

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 13:42
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Brazil Brazil

Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton lead the way in a wet first practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Brazil banker flees to escape jail

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 20:07

An ex-director of the Brazilian state-run bank Banco do Brasil convicted in a major corruption trial flees the country to escape a jail sentence.
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