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Volkswagen to compensate workers over Brazil torture

Thursday, September 24th 2020, 16:17
related countries: Germany Germany

The German carmaker collaborated with Brazil's military who were hunting for "subversives".
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Brazil's Amazon: Fireman 'saving what's not burnt'

Monday, September 21st 2020, 23:01

Carlos Rodrigues is among the firefighters trying to save patches of Brazil's rainforest from burning.
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Forest fires devastate Brazil's Pantanal tropical wetlands

Thursday, September 17th 2020, 12:59
related places: Pantanal

A huge number of fires has devastated the Pantanal, with fears of huge animal losses too.
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Coronavirus: WHO reports record daily rise in new infections

Monday, September 14th 2020, 4:39
related countries: India India, United States United States

The largest increases in new infections were reported in India, the US and Brazil, the agency said.
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Amazon: Brazilian official killed by arrow near indigenous tribe

Friday, September 11th 2020, 8:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Rieli Franciscato, who worked to protect tribes, was hit in the chest near an indigenous site in Brazil.
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Coronavirus: India overtakes Brazil in Covid-19 cases

Monday, September 7th 2020, 4:45
related countries: India India

India, which has been adding record daily totals, now has the world's second-highest tally.
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Kazuyoshi Miura: A professional footballer at 53 - how he does it

Saturday, September 5th 2020, 23:06

Kazuyoshi Miura began his career in Brazil in the 1980s - and it still has not ended.
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Carnival and coronavouchers: Brazil’s economic struggles

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 0:38

The disruption caused by coronavirus means that Brazil's samba schools now face an uncertain future.
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Brazilians back reporter whom Bolsonaro 'felt like punching'

Monday, August 24th 2020, 17:02

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro told a reporter he "felt like covering your face in punches".
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Anger in Brazil as 10-year-old rape victim's name put online

Tuesday, August 18th 2020, 13:19

The victim's personal details were published by an activist opposed to the girl having an abortion.
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Angola orders Brazil evangelical churches to close

Saturday, August 15th 2020, 18:40

Prosecutors seize buildings run by the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, alleging corruption.
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How the pandemic is sending some Brazilians ‘two steps back’

Friday, August 7th 2020, 0:26

Strides made to reduce poverty in Brazil are being reversed by the economic upheaval caused by Covid.
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Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires

Sunday, August 2nd 2020, 3:51

Images from space show there were nearly 7,000 in July - a rise of 28% on the same period last year.
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Coronavirus: Mexico's death toll becomes world's third highest

Saturday, August 1st 2020, 5:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Mexico reports at least 46,688 deaths with coronavirus, with only the US and Brazil recording higher numbers.
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Coronavirus: India's Covid-19 cases surge past one million

Friday, July 17th 2020, 11:26
related countries: United States United States

After the US and Brazil, India is only the third country to record such a high tally.
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In pictures: How coronavirus swept through Brazil

Thursday, July 16th 2020, 21:48

As the country passes 2m cases, we tell the story of how the outbreak spread in pictures.
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Coronavirus: Why politics means success or failure in South America

Friday, July 10th 2020, 23:27

Argentina has been singled out for success but the situation could not be more different in Brazil.
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Coronavirus: Brazil's President Bolsonaro removes mask despite positive Covid-19 test

Tuesday, July 7th 2020, 19:36

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has previously been criticised for calling the virus a "little flu".
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Coronavirus: Brazil's Bolsonaro waters down law requiring face masks

Friday, July 3rd 2020, 20:29

Brazil's president vetoes articles making masks obligatory in shops, churches and schools.
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Argentina and Brazil crops threatened by locust swarm

Monday, June 29th 2020, 12:15
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, Uruguay Uruguay

The insects have already caused damage to crops in Paraguay and could head for Uruguay next.
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Coronavirus: Brazil becomes second country to pass 50,000 deaths

Monday, June 22nd 2020, 16:12

Growing political unrest adds to Brazil's woes, days after confirming over a million Covid-19 cases.
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Paulinho Paiakan: Amazon indigenous chief dies with coronavirus

Thursday, June 18th 2020, 9:38
related places: Belo Monte

Paulinho Paiakan was best known for the fight against the Belo Monte hydroelectric project in Brazil.
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Coronavirus: How pandemic turned political in Brazil

Friday, June 12th 2020, 21:53

Brazil now has the world's second-highest coronavirus death toll but the peak may still be weeks away.
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Coronavirus: Fracas on Brazil's Copacabana over Covid-19 'graves'

Friday, June 12th 2020, 2:51
related places: Copacabana

A symbolic monument to Brazil's coronavirus victims is mocked by Bolsonaro supporters, organisers say.
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Coronavirus: Hard-hit Brazil removes data amid rising death toll

Sunday, June 7th 2020, 3:51

The country will now only report numbers for the past 24 hours, no longer giving the cumulative data.
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Coronavirus: The body collectors of Brazil

Thursday, June 4th 2020, 23:00

Brazil has seen high numbers of coronavirus deaths and ordinary people are trying to help cities cope.
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Coronavirus: Brazil now fourth-highest nation in Covid-19 deaths

Sunday, May 31st 2020, 14:33
related countries: France France

Brazil records almost 1,000 deaths in a day, taking its overall number of fatalities past France.
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In pictures: Indigenous nurse on frontline in virus fight

Monday, May 25th 2020, 23:15
related places: Manaus, Santos

Vanderlecia Ortega dos Santos is the sole nurse caring for a community of 700 in Manaus, Brazil.
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Coronavirus: US suspends travel from Brazil for foreigners

Monday, May 25th 2020, 0:12
related countries: United States United States

Brazil has recently become a new coronavirus hotspot with more than 300,000 known cases.
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Is Latin America next epicentre of pandemic?

Friday, May 22nd 2020, 0:03
related countries: Mexico Mexico

New cases have been rising sharply in Brazil and Mexico, along with other countries in the region.
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Brazil coronavirus: 'Our biggest problem is fake news'

Wednesday, May 20th 2020, 13:12

Healthcare staff fighting coronavirus in Brazil say they are facing an uphill battle against denial.
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Coronavirus: Brazil records third-highest Covid-19 infection level

Tuesday, May 19th 2020, 8:04
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Brazil is now only behind the US and Russia in numbers of confirmed cases of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Hospitals in Brazil's São Paulo 'near collapse'

Monday, May 18th 2020, 9:53
related places: Paulo

Public hospitals in São Paulo have reached 90% capacity for emergency beds, the city's mayor warns.
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Coronavirus: Why 'shark attacks' won’t go down as Covid deaths

Friday, May 15th 2020, 23:39

Infowars claims about testing, the viral body bag video in Brazil and other claims fact-checked.
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Skateboarder, 11, lands record 1080-degree turn

Monday, May 11th 2020, 12:30

Gui Khury from Brazil achieved the goal after using his time in lockdown to practise.
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Coronavirus: Disease meets deforestation at heart of Brazil's Amazon

Monday, May 4th 2020, 1:24
related places: Manaus

Coronavirus has overwhelmed Manaus, the Amazon's biggest city, and the worst is yet to come.
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Saturday, April 25th 2020, 0:16

Sergio Moro, famous for fighting corruption, accuses President Bolsonaro of political interference.
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Coronavirus advice ignored by Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro

Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 22:58

The president was seen coughing at a public rally, as criticisms against his response grow.
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Planned from scratch: Brasilia at 60 in pictures

Tuesday, April 21st 2020, 11:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Brasilia

The purpose-built Brazilian city celebrates 60 years since it became the country's capital.
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Coronavirus in Latin America: How bad could it get?

Monday, April 20th 2020, 5:36
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, Nicaragua Nicaragua, Venezuela Venezuela

BBC reporters in Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia and Nicaragua explain how the pandemic is affecting the region.
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Coronavirus: 'Undocumented explosion' spreads around Brazil

Thursday, April 16th 2020, 13:24

With more graves being dug and little testing, Brazil's coronavirus crisis may be worse than figures show.
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Coronavirus: Latin America's biggest graveyard

Thursday, April 16th 2020, 11:15
related places: Sao Paulo

It's in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and because of coronavirus, workers are digging more graves than usual.
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Fuminho: One of Brazil's most wanted criminals arrested in Mozambique

Tuesday, April 14th 2020, 21:23
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique
related places: Santos

Gilberto Aparecido dos Santos, known as Fuminho, has spent more than two decades on the run.
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Coronavirus 'could wipe out Brazil's indigenous people'

Sunday, April 5th 2020, 23:10

Respiratory illnesses are already the main cause of death for the country's native communities.
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Coronavirus: Brazil's favela residents organise to stop the spread

Thursday, April 2nd 2020, 22:35

Brazil's favela residents say they have to fend for themselves and fight misinformation from the top.
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Brazil: Amazon land defender Zezico Guajajara shot dead

Thursday, April 2nd 2020, 11:16

Zezico Guajajara is the latest activist to be killed in a campaign to protect Brazil's indigenous land.
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